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8396927 Detection of unwanted messages (spam)  
In a telecommunications network, method and apparatus for blocking unwanted messages (spam). Messages are first examined by a fast process which uses rules and data tables to determine whether a...
8392504 Collaboration and real-time discussion in electronically published media  
A mobile device application allows a user to participate in a collaborative discussion. The collaborative discussion may allow multiple users to collaborate in a formatted discussion on a variety...
8392498 Distribution of content and behavior to disparate platforms  
The invention generally relates to the delivery of content to devices of disparate platforms in executable format. The invention provides a way to create and deliver content and functionality to a...
8388446 Finding friends for multiuser online games  
The present disclosure relates to games and applications in general and in particular to computer-implemented online games, such as online role-playing games, playable by more than one person from...
8392502 System and method for effecting conference calling  
A system for effecting conference calling in a telecommunication network includes: (a) a plurality of subscriber units coupled with the telecommunication network; and (b) a conference control unit...
8392497 Systems and algorithm for interfacing with a virtualized computing service over a network using a lightweight client  
Systems and algorithm for controlling a virtualized computer service remotely through a client includes defining a virtual infrastructure in which a plurality of virtual machines are running on a...
8384928 Image forming apparatus, method of controlling same and control program  
Disclosed is an image forming apparatus in which even in the event that a print job is suspended by reason of payment of an insufficient fee, image formation continues effectively and...
8386604 Assigning blame to web browser extensions and applications  
According to one general aspect, a method of assigning blame to web browser extensions and applications is described. The method gathers performance data about a web application, detects a problem...
8386534 Automatic gleaning of semantic information in social networks  
Disclosed are method and apparatus for identifying members of a social network who have a high likelihood of providing a useful response to a query. A query engine examines the personal pages of a...
8386556 Composing message processing pipelines  
The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for composing message processing pipelines. Embodiments utilize intra-pipeline communication links to physically...
8379546 Methods and apparatus to communicatively couple a portable device to process control devices in a process control system  
Example methods and apparatus to communicatively couple a portable device to process control devices in a process control system are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving via a...
8380853 Method and apparatus for locating candidate data centers for application migration  
When an application running at a first data center needs to be migrated to a different data center, the first data center is able to automatically locate an appropriate target data center from...
8380798 Status message de-duplication  
In one aspect, a computer-implemented method of de-duplication of messages in a micro-blog includes receiving a first message and posting the first message to the micro-blog, receiving a second...
8380837 Software license management within a cloud computing environment  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a solution to manage software licenses within a cloud computing environment. Specifically, aspects of the present invention (among other things):...
8375108 System and method for updating network computer systems  
An update system configured to provide software updates, software patches and/or other data packets to one or more computer systems via a network is disclosed. The update system may interact with a...
8374127 Digital broadcasting system and method of processing data in digital broadcasting system  
A method is provided for controlling a mobile device capable of accessing an AP card of a DTV located in one independent space among a plurality of independent spaces physically separated from one...
8374334 System and method for interactive customer service  
A method is implemented by one or more server devices associated with a network. The method includes receiving information relating to a customer service request, where the information includes...
8374998 Computer implemented methods and systems to facilitate retrieval and viewing of call center contact and customer information  
A computer-implemented method of enabling a customer service agent to retrieve customer and contact information from a database coupled to a computer system may include receiving a communication...
8375094 Creating a message readable by a plurality of heterogeneous recipients  
Transforming an original message from an application executed by a physical computing device to create a message readable by a plurality of heterogeneous recipients includes: creating with the...
8375112 Synchronization methods and systems  
Systems, methods and computer readable media for synchronization of electronic message accounts. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving information to establish an electronic message...
8370421 Method for coordinating a plurality of sensors  
Method for coordinating a plurality of sensors, wherein a plurality of networked computers control the sensors for the purpose of executing one or more services requested through the network. In...
8368906 Performing a virtual job using a plurality of mixed image processing apparatuses that can communicate each other  
An image processing apparatus configured to acquire a content log of a job including image forming processing which is included in a virtual device that can cooperatively utilize functions of a...
8370485 Isolating local performance variation in website monitoring  
Systems and methods are provided for isolating performance variation in website monitoring. A set of geographically diverse monitoring agents are identified and a subset of baseline agents is...
8370371 Business constructs  
Various systems, processes, tools and techniques are provided for managing and processing data within a computing environment including a data warehouse component. Certain embodiments of the...
8370420 Web-integrated display of locally stored content objects  
A method and apparatus for displaying locally stored content objects is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises running an agent on a machine and integrating one or more locally stored...
8370422 Establishing common interest negotiation links between consumers and suppliers to facilitate solving a resource allocation problem  
A computer-implemented method includes communicating to a number of agents a first resource negotiation request that includes one or more first parameters each having a corresponding first range of...
8365150 Multi-party web-beacon-based analytics  
Tools and techniques are provided to allow partners of analytics providers and others who use web-beacons to submit executable web-beacon plug ins. Analytics providers and others may also write...
8364083 Priority-based wireless USB transfer service management apparatus and method thereof  
A priority-based wireless USB transfer service management apparatus and method capable of preventing conflict or interference between service and minimizing waste of resources by providing...
8364769 Communications system providing message aggregation features and related methods  
A communications system may include a plurality of source message servers for storing messages for delivery to a user, a target message server having a target message box associated therewith, and...
8364758 Topology management in peer-to-peer content distribution clouds  
A topology management process is implemented in peer-to-peer content distribution clouds using tracker nodes. Tracker nodes have information about available peers and assist peers in finding other...
8365250 Apparatus, methods, and computer program products for providing portable communication identity services  
Apparatus, methods, and computer program products for providing portable communication identity services are provided. A request is received to access a portable communication identity from a...
8364773 E-mail authentication  
A system and method for determining whether an e-mail originates from a sender authorized by an address provider to send the e-mail to an intended recipient's e-mail address. The e-mail identifies...
8364747 Client/server request handling  
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and computer program product which enables a target service to provide operations which behave, on a per operation basis, in a way appropriate to...
8364746 System and method for determining device location in an IP-based wireless telecommunications network  
A system and method determines a geographic position of a mobile device in communication with an IP-based wireless telecommunications network. A wireless connection between the mobile device and...
8359395 Service distribution apparatus and method  
A service distribution apparatus and method are provided. The service distribution apparatus includes a service module that provides a plurality of separable services; a storage module that stores...
8359049 Methods and systems for enhanced directory assistance using wireless messaging protocols  
Directory assistance provides telephone number look up services to callers based on the business or caller name as listed in a telephone directory. In the prior art, directory assistance provides a...
8359406 Middleware filter agent between server and PDA  
A content server provides content to a first network device during a data synchronization between the two devices. A middleware filter selectively filters content provided by the content server...
8359365 Systems and methods for load-balancing by secondary processors in parallel document indexing  
A system and method for parallelizing document indexing in a data processing system. The data processing system includes a primary processor for receiving a list of data having embedded data...
8359378 Network system and method of administrating networks  
A network system assists in selection of an optimum system structure for performance necessary for actual operations and a method of administrating networks. A server (222) is installed with...
8356080 System and method for a mobile device to use physical storage of another device for caching  
Systems and methods for a mobile device to use physical storage of another device for caching are disclosed. In one embodiment, a mobile device is able to receive over a cellular or IP network a...
8356042 Business constructs  
Various systems, processes, tools and techniques are provided for managing and processing data within a computing environment including a data warehouse component. Certain embodiments of the...
8356095 Method and apparatus for transferring context information on web server  
A method for transferring context information on a web server that contains a context pool. The method includes: in response to the web server receiving a message, obtaining context information...
8352591 Presence network agent in IMS networks  
A system determines presence updates associated with presence user agents (PUAs), where the presence updates indicate changes in a presence status associated with each of the PUAs. The system...
8352634 On-demand propagation of routing information in distributed computing system  
An apparatus, program product and method utilize on-demand propagation of routing information to reduce the overhead associated with distributing routing information throughout a distributed...
8353014 Dynamic dual permissions-based data capturing and logging  
Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to application data logging and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for...
8352541 Identifying relevant data from unstructured feeds  
A system and method of providing data to a mashup application may involve receiving a request from a mashup application and supplying first data to the mashup application in response to the...
8352609 Dynamically modifying program execution capacity  
Techniques are described for managing program execution capacity, such as for a group of computing nodes that are provided for executing one or more programs for a user. In some situations, dynamic...
8352917 Web-beacon plug-ins and their certification  
Tools and techniques are provided to allow partners of analytics providers and others who use web-beacons to submit web-beacon plug-ins for scrutiny, and for the plug-in to either be refused or...
8353021 Determining firewall rules for an application on a client based on firewall rules and reputations of other clients  
A security system monitors the trustworthiness and firewall configurations of a set of clients, where a firewall configuration comprises a set of firewall rules that control access by an...
8347018 Techniques for broadcasting messages on a point-to-point interconnect  
Techniques to broadcast a message across a point-to-point network are described. More particularly, some embodiments of the invention relate to broadcasting messages between electronics components...