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Stefan B Edlund, Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Jussi Myllymaki, Shanghua Teng: Metadata search results ranking system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, April 6, 2004: US06718324 (380 worldwide citation)

A system and method of metadata search ranking is disclosed. The present invention utilizes a combination of popularity and/or relevancy to determine a search ranking for a given search result association. Given the exponential growth rate currently being experienced in the Internet community, the p ...


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Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Shang Hua Teng, Gaurav Tewari, Peter Chi Sing Yim: Internet based method for facilitating networking among persons with similar interests and for facilitating collaborative searching for information. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, June 1, 2004: US06745178 (264 worldwide citation)

A method in a computer network for identifying users with similar interests is described. The method includes accepting a first query statement from a first user and storing a first item of information related to the first query. The method further includes accepting a second query from a second use ...


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Magda Mourad, Jonathan P Munson, Giovanni Pacifici, Ahmed Tantawy, Alaa S Youssef: Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services. International Business Machines Corporation, Andre Gibbs, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, May 1, 2007: US07213005 (221 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and computer readable medium of securely receiving data on a user's system from a web broadcast infrastructure with a plurality of channels. The method includes encrypting the data using a first encrypting key, wherein the first encrypting key is self-contained with all the inform ...


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Marco M Hurtado, James C Mahlbacher, Richard L Spagna: Super-distribution of protected digital content. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Shofi, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, January 3, 2006: US06983371 (194 worldwide citation)

Briefly according to the present invention, a system, computer readable medium and method to deliver encrypted digital content to from a first system for playing the content to a second system for playing the content. The method on the first user system comprising the steps of: reading from a comput ...


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Franco Marconcini, Jonathan P Munson, Giovanni Pacifici, Ahmed Tantawy, Alaa S Youssef: Multi-tier digital TV programming for content distribution. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, December 21, 2004: US06834110 (175 worldwide citation)

A method of securely providing data to a user's system over a broadcast infrastructure. The method comprising the steps of: encrypting the data using a first encrypting key; encrypting a first decrypting key using a second encrypting key; dividing at least part of the encrypted data into a seri ...


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Wayne A Sawdon, Frank B Schmuck: Deferred copy-on-write of a snapshot. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence D Cutter, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, June 8, 2004: US06748504 (173 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer readable medium for deferring copy-on-write of a snapshot is disclosed. The method includes the generation of snapshot of a source file. Upon modification of a first data block referenced by the source file, the first data block is referenced by the snapshot and a secon ...


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Michael C Pitman, Blake G Fitch, Steven Abrams, Robert S Germain: System for selling a product utilizing audio content identification. International Business Machines Corporation, Casey P August, Stephen Bongini, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, June 8, 2004: US06748360 (171 worldwide citation)

It is determined whether audio identifying information generated for an audio content image matches audio identifying information in an audio content database. If the audio identifying information generated for the audio content image matches audio identifying information in the audio content databa ...


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Vincenzo Condorelli, Claudius Feger, Kevin C Gotze, Nihad Hadzic, John U Knickerbocker, Edmund J Sprogis: Physically highly secure multi-chip assembly. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence D Cutter, Stephen Bongini, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, July 22, 2008: US07402442 (168 worldwide citation)

A physically secure processing assembly is provided that includes dies mounted on a substrate so as to sandwich the electrical contacts of the dies between the dies and the substrate. The substrate is provided with substrate contacts and conductive pathways that are electrically coupled to the die c ...


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Cesar Medina, Qing Gong, Kenneth Louis Milsted: Digital content preparation system. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Shofi, Stephen Bongini, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, October 25, 2005: US06959288 (160 worldwide citation)

A digital content preparation system that includes a metadata acquisition tool for acquiring metadata associated with the digital content, and a digital content processor for processing the digital content by performing at least one of watermarking, encoding, and encrypting. A work flow manager mana ...


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Magda Mourad, Jonathan P Munson, Giovanni Pacifici, Ahmed Tantawy, Alaa S Youssef: Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, October 2, 2007: US07277870 (150 worldwide citation)

A method of securely receiving data on a user's system from a web broadcast infrastructure with a plurality of channels. The method comprising receiving promotional metadata from a first web broadcast channel, the promotional metadata related to data available for reception; assembling at least part ...