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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Sagy P Mintz, Michael J Burns, Thomas A Peterson: System and method for dynamically changing an electronic trade order quantity. Trading Technologies International, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, March 19, 2013: US08401959 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and methods for dynamically changing a trade order quantity in an electronic trading environment are described herein. According to one example embodiment, an automated trading tool determines if a leaned on quantity of a trading strategy has increased or decreased and if so, dynamically ch ...


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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, Mindaugas F Dautartas, Neil Ricks, Dan A Steinberg: Optical device package. Samsung Electronics, Sughrue Mion PLLC, March 19, 2013: US08399897 (1 worldwide citation)

An optical device package includes a substrate having an upper surface, a distal end, a proximal end, and distal and proximal longitudinally extending notches co-linearly aligned with each other. A structure is mounted to the substrate and has at least one recessed portion. The structure can be a li ...


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Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Anthony J Hernandez, John M Agosta: Symbiotic storage devices. Hewlett Packard Development Company, March 19, 2013: US08402284

A system is provided, the system having a first storage device and a second storage device. A symbiotic relationship is established between the first and second storage devices to selectively store backup digital content for each other.


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Durga Malladi
John E Smee, Jay Rodney Walton, Durga P Malladi, Serge Willenegger: Forward link handoff for wireless communication systems with OFDM forward link and CDMA reverse link. Qualcomm Incorporated, Qualcomm Patent Group, Thien T Nguyen, James H Yancey Jr, March 19, 2013: US08400979 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for performing handoff in a wireless communication system with multi-carrier modulation (MCM) for a forward link and CDMA for a reverse link. In one embodiment, a method of performing handoff on the forward link for a terminal is provided in which signal quality of pilots rece ...


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Lan Gu
Gen Pei, Lanlan Gu, Nima Mokhlesi, Idan Alrod, Eran Sharon, Itshak Afriat: Identifying at-risk data in non-volatile storage. SanDisk Technologies, Vierra Magen Marcus, March 19, 2013: US08400854 (3 worldwide citation)

The non-volatile storage system predicts which blocks (or other units of storage) will become bad based on performance data. User data in those blocks predicted to become bad can be re-programmed to other blocks, and the blocks predicted to become bad can be removed from further use.


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William H. Gates III
Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, William H Gates III, Raymond E Ozzie, Gary W Flake, Thomas F Bergstraesser, Arnold N Blinn, Christopher W Brumme, Lili Cheng, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, Galen C Hunt, James R Larus, Matthew B MacLaurin, Debi P Mishra, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr, Chandramohan A Thekkath: Remote provisioning of information technology. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 19, 2013: US08402110 (3 worldwide citation)

Remote provisioning of an IT network and/or associated services is provided. Hardware, software, service and/or expertise can be moved from on-premise to a remote location (e.g., central, distributed . . . ). Accordingly, at least a large degree computation can be moved to the center to exploit econ ...


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Steven Jobs
Rainer Brodersen, Rachel Clare Goldeen, Jeffrey Ma, Mihnea Calin Pacurariu, Thomas Michael Madden, Steven Jobs, Jeffrey Robbin, Eric Taylor Seymour: Rendering icons along a multidimensional path having a terminus position. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, March 19, 2013: US08402390 (2 worldwide citation)

Icons are arranged in foreground background positions in an interface environment to define a multidimensional path extending from a terminus. The icons transition between the foreground position and the background positions along the multidimensional path. Each icon corresponds to a content-specifi ...


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David C Yates, Frederick E Shelton IV: Sterilizable surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, March 19, 2013: US08397971 (248 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument including a first portion and a second portion, wherein the second portion can be sterilized separately from the first portion. The first portion can comprise an anvil, a staple cartridge channel and/or staple cartridge, and a movable cutting member. The second portion can comp ...


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Joon seop Kwak, Jae hee Cho: Light emitting diode and method for fabricating the same. Samsung Electronics, McDermott Will & Emery, March 19, 2013: US08399944 (222 worldwide citation)

A light emitting diode and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The light emitting diode includes: a transparent substrate; a semiconductor material layer formed on the top surface of a substrate with an active layer generating light; and a fluorescent layer formed on the back surface of ...