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Means for allowing users to manage and make productive use of PIM data are provided. User status is determined by certain contextual indicia whereby other parties may contact the user through the most appropriate means as reflected by that contextual indicia. Information concerning presence, status, location, availability and so forth are aggregated from various PIM sources and communicated to other parties who initiate contact with the user in light of the aggregated information. Various groups and permissions may be implemented with regard to the collection and sharing of information.

Title
Managing user-to-user contact with inferred presence information
Application Number
11/363912
Publication Number
8069166 (B2)
Application Date
February 27, 2006
Publication Date
November 29, 2011
Inventor
Robert Paul van Gent
Redwood City
CA, US
Ido Ariel
Palo Alto
CA, US
Billy Alvarado
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Perkins Coie
Assignee
Seven Networks
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
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