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Robert Bennett, Paul Shala Henry, Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Donald J Barnickel, Thomas M Willis III: Network termination and methods for use therewith. AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, Ed Guntin, Bruce E Stuckman, March 6, 2018: US09912381 (23 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a network termination includes a downstream channel modulator modulates downstream data into downstream channel signals to convey the downstream data via a guided electromagnetic wave that is bound to a transmission medium of a guided wave ...


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David R Richardson, John Cormie, Colm MacCarthaigh, Benjamin W S Redman: Latency measurement in resource requests. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 6, 2018: US09912740 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and method for the management and processing of resource requests by a service provider, such as a content delivery network (“CDN”) service provider, on behalf of a content provider are provided. The CDN service provider can measure the performance associated with the delivery of resources t ...


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David Charles Smith, Dennis M Hausmann: Selective growth of silicon nitride. Lam Research Corporation, Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson, March 6, 2018: US09911595 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for selectively depositing silicon nitride on silicon surfaces relative to silicon oxide surfaces and selectively depositing silicon nitride on silicon oxide surfaces relative to silicon surfaces are provided herein. Methods involve exposing the substrate to an alkene which i ...


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Gary M Zalewski, Albert S Penilla: Wireless coded communication (WCC) devices for tracking retail interactions with goods and association to user accounts. March 6, 2018: US09911290 (8 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and method are provided for tracking items in a store for processing a cashier-less purchase transaction. In one example, a method includes receiving sensor data regarding items associated with shelves of a store. The method also includes identifying a user entering the store. The ...


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Scott Daniel Wisniewski, Marc John Brooker, Timothy Allen Wagner: Code execution request routing. Amazon Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 6, 2018: US09910713 (7 worldwide citation)

A system for providing low-latency compute capacity is provided. The system may be configured to route incoming code execution requests based on user indications to use specific containers running on a plurality of virtual machine instances. The system may be configured to process a code execution r ...


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Sasha Bakhru, Bryan Laulicht, Stefan Zappe, Solomon Steiner: Microfluidic chip-based, universal coagulation assay. Perosphere Technologies, Pabst Patent Group, March 6, 2018: US09910053 (7 worldwide citation)

A microfluidic, chip-based assay device has been developed for measuring physical properties of an analyte (particularly, whole blood or whole blood derivatives). The technologies can be applied to measure clotting times of whole blood or blood derivatives, determine the effects of anticoagulant dru ...


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Jean Paul Labrosse, Michael Xinjie Chu, Scott Sullivan: Height adjustable support surface and system for encouraging human movement and promoting wellness. STEELCASE, Quarles & Brady, March 6, 2018: US09907396 (6 worldwide citation)

A system for adjusting the height of a workstation for use by a user, the system comprising a frame, a worktop having an upper work surface, the worktop being vertically slidably attached to said frame and selectably adjustable in elevation to different positions including at least a first standing ...


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Mayank Kumar, Abhishek Gupta: Tracking device location and management. Tile, Fenwick & West, March 6, 2018: US09911311 (5 worldwide citation)

A tracking system determines that a first device of an owner of a tracking device is not within a proximity of the tracking device, that a second device is within a proximity of the tracking device, and whether a tracking application is not running on the first device. Responsive to determining that ...


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Bernard Anthony McCarthy III, David Kummer: Detection and mitigation of water leaks with home automation. ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 6, 2018: US09912492 (5 worldwide citation)

Automation control for water leaks is provided. First sensor readings from first sensors disposed about water supply lines at a home to detect a first type of metrics indicative of water flow may be received and recorded over a first time period. Second sensor readings may be received from a second ...


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Hui Zang, Haigou Huang, Xiaofeng Qiu: Method of forming field effect transistors with replacement metal gates and contacts and resulting structure. GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Gibb & Riley, Francois Pagette, March 6, 2018: US09911736 (4 worldwide citation)

In a method for forming an integrated circuit (IC) structure, which incorporates multiple field effect transistors (FETs) with discrete replacement metal gates (RMGs) and replacement metal contacts (RMCs), gate cut trench(es) and contact cut trench(es) are formed at the same process level. These tre ...