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John Moreau, Runhai Lu, Jeffrey R Bury: Cementitious mixture containing high pozzolan cement replacement and compatabilizing admixtures therefor. MBT Holding, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, December 28, 1999: US06008275 (41 worldwide citation)

A cementitious mixture comprises a hydraulic cement; greater than about 10% by weight of a pozzolanic cement replacement selected from fly ash, slag, natural pozzolans, and mixtures thereof, based on the weight of said hydraulic cement and cement replacement; and a compatabilizing admixture, wherein ...


Suzanne L LeMole, Steven Howard Nurenberg, Joseph Thomas O Neil, Peter H Stuntebeck: Method and system for presenting customized advertising to a user on the world wide web. AT&T Corporation, December 28, 1999: US06009410 (956 worldwide citation)

A customized advertising repository server is connected on the World Wide Web (WWW), which can be accessed by a registered user through his or her browser either by clicking on an icon, or by inputting the specific URL address of the particular server which stores that user's advertising repository. ...

Rick Fletcher, Pei Chen Lin: Method and apparatus for automatically updating software components on end systems over a network. 3Com Corporation, Kenneth R Allen, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 28, 1999: US06009274 (677 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for automatically updating software components in one or more agents (end systems) in a network. An ASU server generates a multicast request to agents within its network domain, identifying the newest, available versions of software components that may be installed on the agen ...

Sing Bing Kang: Hands-free interface to a virtual reality environment using head tracking. Digital Equipment Corporation, Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, December 28, 1999: US06009210 (423 worldwide citation)

A hands-free navigation system for tracking a head and responsively adjusting the display of a virtual reality environment includes a camera, the camera employed to follow movements of the head, a computer system connected to the camera, the computer system including a memory, a central processing u ...

Stefan Simon Gustaaf Moriau, Mark Gaston Maurits Cappelle, Bernard Paul Joseph Thiers: Floor panel with edge connectors. Unilin Beheer BV besloten vennootschap, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, December 28, 1999: US06006486 (402 worldwide citation)

Floor covering, including hard floor panels (1) which, at least at the edges of two opposite sides (2-3, 26-27), are provided with coupling parts (4-5, 28-29), cooperating which each other, substantially in the form of a tongue (9-31) and a groove (10-32), wherein the coupling parts (4-5, 28-29) are ...

Keith Rowe, Frank Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: System for displaying programming information. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, December 28, 1999: US06008803 (394 worldwide citation)

A system for retrieving and displaying programming information in response to selection of a category of programming information. Programming information is presented via a schedule display having a category display, a subcategory category display, and a program display. The category display display ...

William M Hawkins, Oren J Tversky, Nick Robins, Stewart K Hester: Networked computer game system with persistent playing objects. 3DO Company, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 28, 1999: US06009458 (375 worldwide citation)

The mapping of playing objects from one game to another. In one embodiment, generic attributes of an object may be mapped to game-specific attributes. The mapping may either change or maintain the look and feel of an object. For example, a fast but lightly-armed starship in one game may be mapped to ...

Ernest W Moody: Electronic video poker games. John Edward Roethel, December 28, 1999: US06007066 (358 worldwide citation)

The method of the present invention involves a card game in which at least two rows of cards, and preferably three rows, are dealt to a player. The player makes a wager for each row of cards. All three rows of cards are dealt face up with each row having the same cards by rank and suit. The player s ...

Roy W Martin, Lawrence A Crum, Shahram Vaezy, Stephen J Carter, W Scott Helton, Michael Gaps, Peter J Kaczkowski, Andrew Proctor, George Keilman: Method and apparatus for medical procedures using high-intensity focused ultrasound. University of Washington, Eugene H Valet, Steven P Koda, December 28, 1999: US06007499 (358 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for enabling substantially bloodless surgery and for stemming hemorrhaging. High intensity focused ultrasound ("HIFU") is used to form cauterized tissue regions prior to surgical incision, for example, forming a cauterized tissue shell around a tumor to be removed. The procedur ...

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