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Jacques Fieschi, Jean Francois Le Pennec, Patrick Michel, Pascal Roy: Method for validating an electronic payment by a credit/debit card. International Busniess Machines Corporation, William Steinberg, Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole P C, August 3, 2010: US07769697 (53 worldwide citation)

A method for validating an electronic payment by a credit/debit card in a transaction system. The method includes registering a purchase of an article by a buyer using a credit/debit card associated with at least one PIN code, checking that the at least one PIN code is associated with the number of ...


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Omer H Dokumaci, Bruce B Doris, Kathryn W Guarini, Suryanarayan G Hegde, MeiKei Ieong, Erin Catherine Jones: Self-aligned planar double-gate process by self-aligned oxidation. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Ido Tuchman Esq, April 17, 2007: US07205185 (15 worldwide citation)

A double-gate transistor has front (upper) and back gates aligned laterally by a process of forming symmetric sidewalls in proximity to the front gate and then oxidizing the back gate electrode at a temperature of at least 1000 degrees for a time sufficient to relieve stress in the structure, the ox ...


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Tsuyoshi Ide, Spyridon Papadimitriou: Methods involving computing correlation anomaly scores. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, Vazken Alexanian, January 27, 2009: US07483934 (9 worldwide citation)

An exemplary method for computing correlation anomaly scores, including, defining a first similarity matrix for a target run of data, the target run of data includes an N number of sensors, defining a second similarity matrix for a reference run of data, the target run of data includes the N number ...


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Tze chiang Chen, Stuart S P Parkin: Method of fabricating a magnetic shift register. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Shimokaji & Assoc P C, August 26, 2008: US07416905 (8 worldwide citation)

A magnetic data track used in a magnetic shift register memory system may be fabricated by forming a multilayered stack of alternating dielectric and/or silicon layers. A trench is etched in the multi-layer stack structure. A selective etching process is used to corrugate the walls of trench. A seed ...


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Mark Curtis Hayes Lamorey, Yu Lu, Janusz Jozef Nowak: Method and apparatus for increasing yield in a memory circuit. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Ryan Mason & Lewis, August 21, 2007: US07260004 (8 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for repairing one or more shorted memory cells in a memory circuit includes control circuitry. The control circuitry is operative in one of at least a first mode and a second mode. In the first mode, the control circuitry is operative to apply a first signal to a selected memory cell in th ...


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Raghupathi Keshava Murthy: System for heterogeneous distributed transaction management in database systems. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Konrad Raynes & Victor, David W Victor, August 14, 2007: US07257605 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a mechanism that can be implemented in database systems to support distributed transactions in heterogeneous systems. Once the transaction manager of a database system implements this mechanism, application developers and vendors can integrate new datasources into the transaction manage ...


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Charles J Archer, Michael A Blocksome, Joseph D Ratterman, Brian E Smith: Pacing network traffic among a plurality of compute nodes connected using a data communications network. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Biggers & Ohanian, March 20, 2012: US08140704 (2 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for pacing network traffic among a plurality of compute nodes connected using a data communications network. The network has a plurality of network regions, and the plurality of compute nodes are distributed among these network regions. Pacing network t ...


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Matthias A Blumrich, Alan G Gara, Valentina Salapura: Method and apparatus for filtering snoop requests using multiple snoop caches. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, Daniel P Morris Esq, June 10, 2008: US07386685 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for implementing a snoop filter unit associated with a single processor in a multiprocessor system. The snoop filter unit has a plurality of ports, each port receiving snoop requests from exactly one dedicated source. Associated with each port is a snoop cache filter that proc ...


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Wagdi W Abadeer, Eric Adler, Zhong Xiang He, Bradley Orner, Vidhya Ramachandran, Barbara A Waterhouse, Michael Zierak: Non-Continuous encapsulation layer for MIM capacitor. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Anthony J Canale, July 5, 2005: US06913965 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitors and field effect transistors (FETs) formed on a semiconductor substrate. The FETs are formed in Front End of Line (FEOL) levels below the MIM capacitors which are formed in upper Back End of Line (BEOL) levels. An insulator laye ...


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Sandeep Bazar, Kaustubh I Katruwar, Sandeep R Patil, Sachin C Punadikar: Dynamic control of smart home using wearable device. International Busniess Machines Corporation, Walter L Rudberg, Brian M Restauro, March 6, 2018: US09909772 (1 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for dynamically controlling an appliance based on information received from a wearable device, to regulate the user's health. A wearable device is identified and configured to monitor at least one physiological aspect of the user. A co ...