Gary L Burge, William A Luddy: System for customizing computer displays in accordance with user preferences. America Online, Standley & Gilcrest, January 11, 2000: US06014638 (683 worldwide citation)

A system for customizing content and presentation of content for computer users is disclosed. The system monitors and records a user's navigational choices to determine the user's needs and preferences for subsequent computer displays. Displays are customized in accordance with the user's needs and ...

Steven Gregory Woods, Steven Jeromy Carriere, Alexander E Quilici: System and method for voice access to internet-based information. America Online, Michael A Glenn, Kirk D Wong, January 21, 2003: US06510417 (470 worldwide citation)

A method of providing voice access to Internet-based information and services includes receiving a signal indicating a communication connection request in which the communication connection request is initiated by a user of a communication apparatus, establishing a communication connection with the ...

Thomas M Sammon Jr, Bradley W Scurlock: Consumer profiling system with analytic decision processor. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, January 4, 2000: US06012051 (425 worldwide citation)

A system which processes information to identify product choices within a product domain for a user, presents structured data concerning attributes of products in the product domain to the user in a readily understandable and efficient manner, allowing the user to make the best choice according to h ...

Charles A Carey, Bruce A Robinson: Method and system for instant messaging across cellular networks and a public data network. America Online, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, March 30, 2004: US06714793 (418 worldwide citation)

A method, system and computer program product for instant message communication in a wireless and non-wireless environment. A message is sent from a mobile unit device over a wireless communication network. The message includes a destination address, information associated with the mobile unit devic ...

Theodore H Barnett, Anthony A Espinoza, Vengpui Louis Lao, David C Sobotka, Andrew W Zaeske: Multi-layered online calendaring and purchasing. America Online, Michael A Glenn, April 9, 2002: US06369840 (391 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method and system for generating and displaying a calendar containing user-selected events from user-selected categories. A plurality of categories of events are provided. The user can select which categories are of interest, and then select individual events within those cate ...

Robert M Cooper, Laurence F Kirsh, Carlos A Silva Jr: Informing network users of television programming viewed by other network users. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, June 22, 2004: US06754904 (388 worldwide citation)

A method of informing a first network user of activity by other network users includes receiving information identifying television programming viewed by at least one other network user and displaying the information to the first network user on a user interface.

Barry Appelman, Andrew L Wick: Messaging application user interface. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, March 25, 2003: US06539421 (352 worldwide citation)

A messaging application user interface has an input element for receiving electronic messages and an output element for displaying electronic messages. The messaging application user interface can be implemented so as to maintain a subset of the plurality of potential message recipients, the subset ...

Scott Banister, Wendell Brown: System and method for converting electronic mail text to audio for telephonic delivery. America Online, Michael A Glenn, Kirk D Wong, Glenn Patent Group, September 16, 2003: US06621892 (304 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for converting a textual portion of an electronic mail message into audio and delivering the audio through a telephone call to a recipient. An electronic mail server is configured to receive a mail message and parse an address to retrieve a telephone number included ...

Barry Appelman: User definable on-line co-user lists. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, January 13, 2004: US06677968 (298 worldwide citation)

A real time notification system that tracks, for each user, the logon status of selected co-users of an on-line or network system and displays that information in real time to the tracking user in a unique graphical interface. The invention provides user definable on-line co-user lists, or “buddy li ...

Robert B Vance Jr, John C Pampuch, Bruce A MacNaughton: System for integrating access to proprietary and internet resources. America Online, Standley & Gilcrest, March 2, 1999: US05878219 (274 worldwide citation)

A system is disclosed that integrates through a single client application access to information resources from a proprietary online service and the Internet. Using a single Web-based client, subscribers enter selections regarding the type of information they would like to retrieve. Relevant informat ...