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8711176 Virtual billboards  
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for implementing a reality overlay device. A reality overlay device captures information that is pertinent to physical surroundings with respect to a device, the...
8712866 Variable month cross-platform photo calendar builder  
A system and method for ordering a print of a digitally represented still image on a calendar using a remote computer is provided. The system includes a remote computer connected to a photofinisher...
8712860 Determination and presentation of package pricing offers in response to customer interest in a product  
A system and method for determination and presentation of package offers. A package offer is an offer for sale by a retailer of a package of products at a package price. A retailer may offer...
8712863 Apparatus and methods for inventory, sale, and delivery of digitally transferable goods  
A system comprises: (a) storage and distribution means; (b) inventory upload means; (c) product information download means; (d) order upload means; and (e) delivery download means. A method...
8706571 Method, medium, and system for flipping a list  
Disclosed is a system for transitioning between views in a network page. An application that is executed in at least one computing device encodes a network page for rendering in a client, the...
8707243 Interface configuration system and method  
A computer-implemented method for designing an electrical interconnect device. The method comprises the steps of entering an instrument ID into a computer through an input device, entering a slot...
8706570 Methods, systems and devices for packet watermarking and efficient provisioning of bandwidth  
Disclosed herein are methods and systems for transmitting streams of data. The present invention also relates to generating packet watermarks and packet watermark keys. The present invention also...
8706569 Methods for managing contract procurement  
Computer implemented methods of facilitating contract procurement and contract management through an online contract procurement and management website. An example of a computer implemented method...
8706561 Product common object  
Stored product management information in a first format for use by a first computerized system is transformed to readily make the stored product management information available for use in a second...
8706560 Community based network shopping  
A system receives item data corresponding to an item list from a user. The item list may include one or more items. The system communicates the item list to a community group associated with the...
8700493 Methods and apparatus for freshness and completeness of information  
A system that facilitates publishing and consuming information that is of time sensitivity, for example, price information. Methods are employed to achieve completeness and freshness in information...
8700488 Flexible data store for implementing a streamlined acquisition process  
Methods and systems for seamlessly integrating an end-to-end acquisition process using a flexible data structure are disclosed. A flexible data structure consistent with these methods and systems...
8700479 Wireless network access prepayment systems and methods  
A method of providing network access includes entering network access information into a merchant device at a merchant location. The information relates to a request from a customer to obtain...
8700490 Method, medium, and system for selecting item images for attributes from aggregated sources  
Systems and methods for presenting a user interface that shows a consolidated representation for an item available from multiple sources are described. The multiple offerings of the same items...
8700492 Customized product display  
Technologies are described herein for customized product display. A data structure schema is defined for describing product graphics, such as product images, and for defining how aspects of the...
8700480 Extracting quotes from customer reviews regarding collections of items  
Technologies are described herein for extracting quotes from customer reviews regarding collections of items. An identifier of an individual item is received and customer reviews regarding a...
8700483 Simplified orders using words or phrases  
A user communicates, such as through text, a phrase or word to quickly place and pay for an order. The phrase corresponds to details of the order and one phrase can contain orders with multiple...
8700495 Systems and methods for mapping records in a manufacturer line, series, model hierarchy  
A computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer-readable media for mapping product records according to attributes in a standard schema, the standard schema mapping product records from a...
8700476 Method and system for facilitating the transfer of intellectual property  
A method and system for facilitating the transfer of intellectual property are disclosed. In one embodiment, the method of facilitating the transfer of intellectual property includes obtaining at a...
8700696 Method and system for conducting a plurality of cyber-based conventions  
A method of providing content information to at least one user on the Internet, by facilitating an exchange between at least one sponsor and the at least one user. The method includes receiving,...
8700491 Method and system of displaying information related to items offered for sale in a network-based marketplace  
A system for transmitting information related to a network-based marketplace includes identifying information that may be interesting, useful, and entertaining to the users and to the potential...
8700477 Garment fit portrayal system and method  
An on-line garment fit portrayal system configured to operate on a specialized server linked over the internet or any network using standard web services to at least one web-enabled player device...
8700494 Identifying product variants  
A product catalog system includes a product catalog having product offers received from various merchants. The product catalog system includes an analysis module that determines, for each merchant...
8700486 Rating e-commerce transactions  
Methods of the present invention allow for rating eCommerce transactions. An exemplary method for rating an eCommerce transaction may comprise the steps of identifying a plurality of data...
8700482 Customized virtual catalog  
Various embodiments include an apparatus comprising a server operable to generate a customized virtual catalog including a plurality of composite images, wherein at least one of the plurality of...
8700481 Conditional purchase offer management system  
A conditional purchase offer (CPO) management system is disclosed for receiving CPOs from one or more customers, such as airline passengers, and for evaluating the received CPOs against a number of...
8700496 Gift giving using a custom catalog of gifts  
Gift giving is disclosed, including: receiving a characteristic of an intended gift recipient and a gift amount; and generating a custom catalog of gifts that includes gift items selected based at...
8694385 Identifying items relevant to a current query based on items accessed in connection with similar queries  
The present invention provides a software facility for identifying the items most relevant to a current query based on items selected in connection with similar queries. In preferred embodiments of...
8694388 Delivery management system and method using smart communicator  
Disclosed is a delivery management system and method using a smart communicator that include a selling server for selling articles online; a delivery server for managing delivery of articles sold...
8694386 Online auction system and method  
An online auction system and method comprising a single access fee for participation and allowing participants to place bids free of charge. The system comprises an auction management assembly in...
8694392 System and method for providing access to product related electronic catalog functionality  
An aggregation of functionality related to a product within an electronic catalog hosted by a wholesaler web system is provided by presenting on a client computing device a webpage in which a...
8688539 Electronic commerce transactions within a marketing system that may contain a membership buying opportunity  
The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing complete electronic commerce (“E-Commerce”) transactions and solutions for a marketing company's products via the World Wid...
8688544 Analyzing marketplace listing strategies  
A method and system analyze marketplace listing strategies. In some embodiments, the method accesses data associated with multiple marketplace listings. Each marketplace listing is associated with...
8689124 Method, medium, and system for simplifying user management of products during online shopping  
In accordance with a method for simplifying user management of products during online shopping, an informal storage space for a merchant's web site may be displayed when web pages from the...
8688538 Automating the process of purchasing a memory upgrade for a computer system  
One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates purchasing a memory upgrade for a computer system. This system operates by obtaining memory configuration information for...
8682740 Systems and methods using a manufacturer line, series, model hierarchy  
A computer-implemented method and apparatus for providing navigation of a database includes a plurality of records having attributes, the method including transmitting a webpage configured to...
8682743 System and method for competitive pricing and procurement of customized goods and services  
An apparatus and method for selecting a vendor for a customized good or service, including receiving vendor attributes from the vendors and receiving invitation-for-bid data from the buyer defining...
8683384 Live action icons for the internet  
Live action icons for the Internet which allow “functionality” and “actions” to occur wherever the user might intuitively think there is an “action” to be had or done. It may enable users to in...
8676659 Methods and apparatuses for facilitating financial transactions using gamer tag information  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and apparatuses for performing financial transaction using gamer tag information. For example, in one embodiment, a method is provided to: (1)...
8676916 Method and apparatus for connection to virtual private networks for secure transactions  
A system and method are provided for use in establishing secure end-to-end communication links over a VPN gateway via a network interface unit. Illustrative embodiments include establishing and...
8676660 System and method for providing a streamlined checkout process  
Once a purchaser has proceeded through a check out experience with an online retail system, the settings established during that checkout experience will be applied to future checkout experiences...
8676237 Multimedia enhanced services  
Techniques for providing information to users implemented through personal mobile devices such as cell phones, PDAs, electronic book readers, and other such devices are described herein. The...
8676902 System and method for service oriented email client application  
A system to facilitate a service oriented email client application. The system includes a service registry, a service address book coupled to an email client, and an email composer coupled to the...
8676663 Providing recommendations to hospitality customers  
Method, system, and computer program product embodiments are disclosed for providing recommendations to hospitality customers. Defining steps include establishing a connection with a customer's...
8676669 Providing confirmations for list modifications  
Disclosed are various embodiments for providing confirmations for list modifications. A network page is sent to a client. The network page includes one or more components for requesting that one or...
8676658 Method and system for dynamically generating a gallery of available designs for kit configuration  
Methods, computer-readable storage media, and apparatuses for dynamically generating a gallery of available designs for a particular kit configuration including a plurality of different products...
8676654 Method and system for facilitating a purchase process  
A transaction system and method is provided for enabling potential buyers to purchase goods through reverse on-line auction process. The transaction system is configured to automatically receive...
8671026 Method of facilitating value-based bartering over the internet  
A method, apparatus, and system of facilitating value-based bartering over the internet are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system of e-commerce includes a computer network, a server to host a...
8671030 Electronic vouchers and a system and method for issuing the same  
A system and method for issuing electronic vouchers representing value. An issuing server generates an eVoucher that a recipient may use to purchase goods and services from a merchant's e-commerce...
8666827 Contents servicing system and method through a network  
Disclosed is an Internet broadcasting contents consignment sale system and method. An Internet broadcasting station makes a consignment sale contract with companies or individuals who have...