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Clinton L Ballard: Software execution contingent on home page setting. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda Esq, August 6, 2002: US06430739 (9 worldwide citation)

The functionality of software is contingent upon the home page setting for a user. Each time a user logs onto the World Wide Web, a home page manager program checks the home page setting. If the setting is the predetermined home page, then normal operation of contingent software ensues. If the setti ...


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Clinton L Ballard, Timothy W Smith, Todd Rogers: Program lunch acceleration. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda, January 5, 1999: US05857101 (6 worldwide citation)

A computer program's launch time is reduced by reorganizing physical address storage of the program on a secondary storage device. Launch of the program is detected, then file access during the launch is monitored. A log file entry is created for each access to the secondary storage device. After la ...


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Clinton L Ballard: Accelerating access to wide area network information. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda Esq, May 22, 2001: US06236661 (6 worldwide citation)

Portions of the internet are embedded onto a transportable media, then delivered periodically to subscribing clients. The contents are indexed to relate a given document to a URL and a time stamp. During on-line access to the internet, the transportable media serves as a read only cache. After issui ...


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Clinton L Ballard: Online music release after minimum order volume logged. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda Koda Law Office, August 5, 2004: US20040149121-A1

To purchase music online, a user becomes a member to a site which fulfils orders. An announcement is posted to members of a future release of a first song as performed by a first recording artist. Preorders are accepted from members indicating an intent to download the first song upon release for a ...


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Clinton L Ballard: Computer digital audio-video data recorder. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda Koda Law Office, June 17, 2004: US20040117647-A1

A digital audio video recorder captures a stream of audio video (AV) data targeted for output onto a computer display. The content is intercepted from a DVD playback, an internet data stream, an audio disc or another audio, video or audio-video source and routed to a select encoder for compression. ...


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Clinton L Ballard: Dial back E-mail system using binary protocol. Acceleration software International Corporation, Koda Law Office, December 12, 2002: US20020188687-A1

A sender prepares a message, then transmits an e-mail notice to the receiver and the e-mail message to a forwarding server. The “e-mail notice” is a short message, including a message ID and specifically does not include the complete prepared message. The “e-mail message” is in binary format and als ...


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Clinton L Ballard: Computer-based player performance variation. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda, Koda Law Office, November 25, 2004: US20040235546-A1

Allowed actions of a computer-based player in a game are limited. A pre-action value is identified which corresponds to a relative advantage between the computer-based player and a real person player prior to a current action taken by the computer-based player. A post-action value is identified corr ...


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Clinton L Ballard: Dial back-mail system using binary protocol. Acceleration Software International Corporation, Steven P Koda Esq, Koda Law Office, January 26, 2006: US20060020675-A1

A sender prepares a message, then transmits an e-mail notice to the receiver and the e-mail message to a forwarding server. The “e-mail notice” is a short message, including a message ID and specifically does not include the complete prepared message. The “e-mail message” is in binary format and als ...