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Craig Allen
Craig Allen McEldowney, Mark Richard Mitchell: Tab, tooling for the manufacture of the tab and method of manufacturing the tab. Stolle Machinery Company, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, Grant E Coffield Esquire, March 16, 2010: US07677404 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention generally relates to a tab used to open food can ends and beer/beverage can ends. The tab has a nose portion located at a front end of the tab and a lift portion located at a back end of the tab. The tab also has a rivet receiving portion located proximate to the nose portion with a ri ...


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William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, James R Larus, Debi P Mishra, Chandramohan A Thekkath, Raymond E Ozzie, Lili Cheng, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr: State replication. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680908 (20 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate replicating a state associated with a client, user, service, application, and the like. A third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by several clients without user perc ...


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Linda Ann Roberts, Hong Thi Nguyen, Edward Michael Silver: Methods, systems, and products for gesture-activated appliances. AT&T Intellectual Property I, Scott P Zimmerman PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680298 (291 worldwide citation)

Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for operating home appliances using gesture recognition. A sequence of video images is received and compared to a stored sequence of gesture images. A recognized gesture is associated to a home appliance and to an operation of the home appliance. An appli ...


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Yong Hoon Son, Jong Wook Lee: Vertical-type non-volatile memory devices. Samsung Electronics, Mills & Onello, March 16, 2010: US07679133 (211 worldwide citation)

In a semiconductor device, and a method of manufacturing thereof, the device includes a substrate of single-crystal semiconductor material extending in a horizontal direction and a plurality of interlayer dielectric layers on the substrate. A plurality of gate patterns are provided, each gate patter ...


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Stephen R Carter, Robert Drew Major: Methods and systems for managing network traffic. Novell, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, March 16, 2010: US07680897 (162 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for network traffic management are provided. A content distribution network application manages data in a cache. A network rate shaper application controls and manages requests for access to an external network connection. The content distribution network application determines p ...


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David Jon Kay, Ethan R Bradford, Pim van Meurs, Peter C Peddie: Contextual prediction of user words and user actions. Tegic Communications, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 16, 2010: US07679534 (158 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns user entry of information into a system with an input device. A scheme is provided in which an entire word that a user wants to enter is predicted after the user enters a specific symbol, such as a space character. If the user presses an ambiguous key thereafter, rather than a ...


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Per Willars, Reiner Ludwig, Göran Eriksson: Inactivity monitoring for different traffic or service classifications. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, March 16, 2010: US07680478 (144 worldwide citation)

Different types of traffic requiring different inactivity timer settings are assigned to different bearers or to different QoS classes. Different inactivity timer settings are established for different traffic types. Individual bearers or individual QoS classes are linked to a corresponding inactivi ...


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Wayne C Boncyk, Ronald H Cohen: Use of image-derived information as search criteria for internet and other search engines. Evryx Technologies, Fish & Associates PC, March 16, 2010: US07680324 (144 worldwide citation)

Search terms are derived automatically from images captured by a camera equipped cell phone, PDA, or other image capturing device, submitted to a search engine to obtain information of interest, and at least a portion of the resulting information is transmitted back locally to, or nearby, the device ...


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Barry Noel Rodgers, Andy Allen Haun, Robert Joseph Dwulet, Mark John Kocher, Julius Michael Liptak, Alexander Filippenko, Scott Robert Brown, Gary Myron Kuzkin, Gary W Scott: Method of facilitating communications across open circuit breaker contacts. Schneider Electric USA, March 16, 2010: US07680561 (132 worldwide citation)

An intelligent power management system that includes a circuit breaker containing a PLC module that spans open contacts of the circuit breaker to provide a communication path for PLC messages between communication paths on each of the line and load sides of the circuit when the contacts are open. Th ...


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Thomas A Howell, David Chao, C Douglass Thomas, Robert Grant Day, Peter P Tong: Eyeglasses with a heart rate monitor. IpVenture, March 16, 2010: US07677723 (129 worldwide citation)

A pair of glasses with a heart-rate monitor according to one embodiment. The heart-rate monitor is configured to measure the heart rate of the user of the glasses. The heart-rate monitor can include a sensor with a radiation transmitter and a radiation receiver. The radiation could be infrared radia ...