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Yair Goldfinger, Sefi Vigiser, Arieh Vardi, Amir Amnon: Communication system. AOL Acquisition Corporation, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, September 10, 2002: US06449344 (367 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a communication system including a communications network, a multiplicity of communications terminals which are connectable to the communications network and which can be employed by users to communicate via the communications network, the user not necessarily being i ...


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Barry Appelman, Stephen Vaughan Murphy: Source audio identifiers for digital communications. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, January 5, 2010: US07644166 (147 worldwide citation)

Audibly informing a recipient of an arrival of a digital communication from a sender includes receiving a digital communication from a sender directed to a recipient and determining whether the digital communication is associated with an audio identifier that identifies the sender of the digital com ...


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Patrick Meenan, Donald P Sengpiehl, Rich Thornberg: Local proxy server for establishing device controls. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, June 3, 2008: US07383339 (136 worldwide citation)

A local proxy that is located between a client device and a host system may be used to identify, or provide information about, a client device or identity using a client device that accesses a host system. The local proxy may append parental control information (such as a parental control level) to ...


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Ajaipal Singh Virdy: Resolving queries based on automatic determination of requestor geographic location. AOL, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, August 10, 2010: US07774342 (132 worldwide citation)

Resolving a query term includes receiving at least one query term from a requestor and determining a geographic location of the requestor. The geographic location of the requestor may be determined by accessing an electronic information store containing a requestor profile including geographic infor ...


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Pablo Averbuj, Mark J Muehl, Vijay Gill: Selecting an instance of a resource using network routability information. AOL, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, December 20, 2011: US08082348 (131 worldwide citation)

A client computer requests a resource from an ISP/OSP. The ISP/OSP maintains multiple instances of the resource. In deciding to which instance of the resource to route the client computer, a resource selection server takes network routability information into account. Geographic proximity, resource ...


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Patrick Meenan, Jeffrey Joseph Damick: Classifying devices using a local proxy server. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, February 26, 2008: US07337219 (130 worldwide citation)

A local proxy in a home network may identify the device class to which a particular device in the home network belongs based on the receipt of a message requesting a network address for use by the device. A device class may include a broad category to describe the device (such as, a gaming device, a ...


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Barry Appelman, Stephen Vaughan Murphy: Recipient control of source audio identifiers for digital communications. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, April 6, 2010: US07693944 (116 worldwide citation)

Enabling a recipient to control presentation of an audio identifier informing the recipient of an arrival of a digital communication from a sender in a communication session includes receiving a digital communication from a sender directed to a recipient. A sender-designated first audio identifier o ...


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Barry Appelman, Stephen Vaughan Murphy: Concatenated audio messages. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, March 2, 2010: US07672439 (115 worldwide citation)

Audibly identifying an event includes enabling selection of a first sound based upon an identifier. The identifier enables identification of an entity related to the event. A notification of an occurrence of the event is received. The notification includes the identifier. An intended recipient is al ...


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Scott K Brown, Thomas Pepper, David Biderman: Managing access to streams hosted on duplicating switches. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, September 30, 2008: US07430609 (110 worldwide citation)

A source accessed by a terminal may be changed by enabling a terminal to access a stream of data units on a first duplicating switch, determining that the terminal should access the stream from a second duplicating switch, and transitioning the terminal to the second duplicating switch to access the ...


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Edmund J Fish, Allen J Eichler, June R Herold: Electronic invitations for an on-line game. AOL, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, November 9, 2010: US07828661 (107 worldwide citation)

An instant messaging user may use a buddy list that includes a user-selected list of potential instant messaging recipients (“buddies”) to identify another instant messaging user with whom instant messages are to be exchanged. An instant messaging user also may use a buddy list for other purposes, s ...



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