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Scott Banister, Wendell Brown: System and method for converting electronic mail text to audio for telephonic delivery. America Online, Michael A Glenn, Kirk D Wong, Glenn Patent Group, September 16, 2003: US06621892 (304 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for converting a textual portion of an electronic mail message into audio and delivering the audio through a telephone call to a recipient. An electronic mail server is configured to receive a mail message and parse an address to retrieve a telephone number included ...


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Wendell Brown, Mark D Klein, Edgar Allan Tu: Voice messaging system. America Online Incorporated, Michael A Glenn, Donald Hendricks, Glenn Patent Group, June 15, 2004: US06751299 (121 worldwide citation)

A voice messaging system. The voice messaging system includes a set of geographically distributed devices in which voice messages are stored and logic that causes voice messages to be stored in respective devices in the set of devices from which messages can be efficiently retrieved. The logic may c ...


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Wendell Brown: Method and apparatus for improving the quality of a recorded broadcast audio program. Park Vaughan & Fleming, April 29, 2008: US07366461 (99 worldwide citation)

Recordings of broadcast audio content often contain errors (e.g., noise, signal loss, interference, talkover). A method and apparatus are provided for improving the quality of such a recording. Multiple recordings of a broadcast audio program are identified, and are aligned according to some time in ...


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Wendell Brown, Ken Sawyer: Broadcast audio program guide. Wendell Brown, Park Vaughan & Fleming, July 21, 2009: US07565104 (99 worldwide citation)

An audio programming guide provides identification and timing information (i.e., beginning and/or ending times) for broadcast audio programs. The information may be gathered from the broadcasters, producers, developers or creators of the programs, and from third parties having such information. Guid ...


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Ronald Durkson Stelter, Wendell Brown: System and method for providing called party information for centralized telephone service. America Online, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, February 10, 2004: US06690785 (99 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for forwarding information regarding a called party to a third party, for a call originated from a calling party to the called party. The information may comprise a telephone number of the called party and the call may be forwarded along with the information, so that ...


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Wendell Brown, William Clarence Hatcher, Oliver Renner Capio, Mark Klein: Real-time call control system. AOL, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, May 29, 2007: US07224774 (60 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for real-time call control. When a call is received at a telephone server for a service subscriber, the server identifies the subscriber and retrieves information that will allow the server to contact the subscriber via instant messaging. An instant message is sent t ...


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Scott Milener, Wendell Brown: Method and apparatus for enhanced browsing. John R Thompson, Stoel Rives, November 23, 2010: US07840911 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enhanced browsing of electronic data (e.g., web pages, documents, electronic mail). When a first page is displayed in a browser, content identified by links to other pages is prefetched. If the page contains a list of links (e.g., search results), an enhanced browsing stri ...


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Scott Milener, Wendell Brown, James Kelly: Method and apparatus for look-ahead security scanning. BT Web Solutions, John R Thompson, Stoel Rives, October 11, 2011: US08037527 (26 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for look-ahead security. Within a document (e.g., a web page, a word processing document, a list of electronic mail messages), a link to other content or another document is selected and the content is identified before a user clicks on the link to open the content. The conten ...


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Wendell Brown, Mark D Klein, Edgar Allan Tu: Voice messaging system with selected messages not left by a caller. America Online Incorporated, Michael A Glenn, Donald H Henricke, Glenn Patent Group, August 5, 2003: US06603838 (21 worldwide citation)

A voice messaging system. The voice messaging system includes a set of geographically distributed devices in which voice messages are stored and logic that causes voice messages to be stored in respective devices in the set of devices from which messages can be efficiently retrieved. The logic may c ...


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Scott Milener, Wendell Brown, James Kelly: Method and apparatus for enhanced browsing with security scanning. BT Web Solutions, December 4, 2012: US08327440 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for enhanced browsing with security scanning. Within a document (e.g., a web page, a word processing document, a list of electronic mail messages), a link to other content or another document is selected by a computing device and the content is identified before a user clicks ...