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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EFFECTING AUTOMATED MOVEMENT OF A MAGNET IN AN INSTRUMENT FOR PERFORMING A MAGNETIC SEPARATION PROCEDURE. GEN PROBE INCORPORATED, December 25, 2014: US20140373970-A1

Methods, systems, and apparatus are provided for automated isolation of selected analytes, to which magnetically-responsive solid supports are bound, from other components of a sample. An apparatus for performing an automated magnetic separation procedure includes a mechanism for effecting linear mo ...


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Vertical Gate LDMOS Device. December 25, 2014: US20140374826-A1

Described here are transistors and fabrication methods thereof. In one implementation, a transistor includes an n-well region implanted into a surface of a substrate, and a trench in the n-well region. The trench extends from the surface to a first depth. The trench includes a gate of conductive mat ...


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Simulated Citizens Band Conferencing System. December 25, 2014: US20140378109-A1

An internet-based conferencing system simulates the experience of Citizens' Band (CB) radio communications without the use of CB radio transceivers. Instead of direct RF links between participants, the CBI system employs a combination of user-resident application software, central server-based confe ...


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SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR CONTACT CENTER MANAGEMENT. December 25, 2014: US20140376707-A1

A system, method, and computer program product for customer contact management via voice, chat, e-mail and social network contacts includes a balanced service process (BSP) that includes a plurality of cause or response codes for maximizing first contact resolution (FCR) and CSAT. The BSP is incorpo ...


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ZOOM-BASED GESTURE USER INTERFACE. December 25, 2014: US20140380241-A1

A user interface method, including presenting by a computer executing a user interface, multiple interactive items on a display. A first sequence of images is captured indicating a position in space of a hand of a user in proximity to the display, and responsively to the position, one of the interac ...


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MENU PROMOTIONS USER INTERFACE. December 25, 2014: US20140380358-A1

A system includes a processor and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory includes instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations including initiating display of a user interface that includes a plurality of menu items, where a first menu item of t ...


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Framework for Suggesting Search Terms. December 25, 2014: US20140379689-A1

Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for presenting local query suggestions. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in this specification can be embodied in methods that include the actions of determining a general location a ...


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METHOD OF CONTROLLING UTERINE HEMORRHAGE. December 25, 2014: US20140373850-A1

A method for stemming or stopping bleeding of a hemorrhagic uterus. A pair of rigid shells in which pair of inflatable bladders is nested is placed in mirrored spaced opposition to one another in front of and behind the uterus and the broad ligament supporting the uterus. The rigid shells include a ...


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Electrode For Secondary Battery And Secondary Battery Including The Same. LG Chem, December 25, 2014: US20140377652-A1

Disclosed is an electrode for secondary batteries including an electrode mixture including an electrode active material, binder and conductive material coated on a current collector. The present invention provides an electrode for secondary batteries wherein an electrode active material is a cathode ...


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MULTI LAYERED ELECTRODE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME. LG Chem, December 25, 2014: US20140377661-A1

Disclosed are an electrode for secondary batteries including an electrode mixture coated on one surface or opposite surface of an electrode current collector, and a method of manufacturing the same. The electrode mixture includes an electrode mixture layer A, which is a portion close to a current co ...