Private Ugochukwu Njoku
John R Flanagan, Daniel F Casper, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Ugochukwu C Njoku, Dale F Riedy, Gustav E Sittmann: Bi-directional data transfer within a single I/O operation. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, July 23, 2013: US08495253 (11 worldwide citation)

An article of manufacture, apparatus, and a method for facilitating input/output (I/O) processing for an I/O operation at a host computer system configured for communication with a control unit. The method includes the host computer system obtaining a transport command word (TCW) for an I/O operatio ...

James Kraemer Ph.D.
Robert Lee Angell, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Generating deportment and comportment cohorts. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, July 23, 2013: US08493216 (20 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating deportment and comportment cohorts. Digital sensor data associated with an individual is received. The digital sensor data comprises event metadata describing a set of events associated with the individual. The set ...


Jong wan Choi, Wan sik Hwang, Gil heyun Choi, Eunkee Hong, Ju seon Goo, Bo young Lee: Methods of manufacturing flash memory devices by selective removal of nitrogen atoms. Samsung Electronics, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, July 23, 2013: US08492223

A method of manufacturing a flash memory device includes: forming a dielectric layer on an active region of a substrate having an isolation region and the active region; forming a floating gate on the dielectric layer; forming an isolation layer in the isolation region; forming a nitride layer inclu ...

William H. Gates III
Gary W Flake, William H Gates III, Edward K Y Jung, Roderick A Hyde, Royce A Levien, Robert W Lord, Mark A Malamud, Richard F Rashid, John D Rinaldo Jr, Clarence T Tegreene, Charles Whitmer, Lowell L Wood Jr: Look ahead of links/alter links. The Invention Science Fund I, Suiter Swantz pc llo, July 23, 2013: US08495486

A computationally-implemented method comprises obtaining at least a portion of data from a data source, determining a content of the data, determining an acceptability of an effect of content of the data at least in part via at least two virtual machine representations of at least a part of a real m ...

Sean Philip Kearney: Digital-imaging based code symbol reading system having finger-pointing triggered mode of operation. Metrologic Instruments, Summa Additon & Ashe P A, July 23, 2013: US08490877 (259 worldwide citation)

A digital-imaging based system for and method of reading graphical indicia, including code symbols, on objects such as, but not limited to, code symbol menus by the user simply pointing his or her finger at the particular code symbol on the code symbol menu to be read, while digital images of the co ...

Christopher J Criscuolo, Michael J Bettuchi: Surgical apparatus and structure for applying sprayable wound treatment material. Covidien, July 23, 2013: US08490853 (204 worldwide citation)

According to an aspect of the present disclosure, an apparatus for forming an anastomosis between adjacent sections of tissue is provided. The apparatus includes a body portion; an actuation assembly operatively supported at a proximal end of the body portion; an anvil assembly movably mounted at th ...

Majid Shahbazi: Mobile data security system and methods. McAfee, Patent Capital Group, July 23, 2013: US08495700 (152 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to security systems and methods for mobile network-based data environments. The present invention provides an integration of security, mobile computing, wireless and IT infrastructure management technology, to create a new level of automation and enforcement to enab ...

Shawn M Tanner, Yufeng Hu, Ut Tran, Zhongyan Wang: Method and system for providing an NFT using a sacrificial NFT structure. Western Digital, July 23, 2013: US08491801 (147 worldwide citation)

A method and system provides a near-field transducer (NFT) for an energy assisted magnetic recording (EAMR) transducer. The method and system include forming a sacrificial NFT structure having a shape a location corresponding to the NFT. A dielectric layer is deposited. A portion of the dielectric l ...

Christian Kaiser, Qunwen Leng, Mahendra Pakala, Daniele Mauri: Method and system for providing a magnetic read transducer having an improved signal to noise ratio. Western Digital, July 23, 2013: US08493695 (146 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a magnetic read transducer is described. The magnetic read transducer includes a magnetoresistive sensor a shield, and a spin pumping barrier layer. The magnetoresistive sensor includes a pinned layer, a spacer layer, and a free layer. The spacer layer is nonmagneti ...