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Jay S Walker, Bruce Schneier, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for a cryptographically assisted commercial network system designed to facilitate buyer-driven conditional purchase offers. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan, August 11, 1998: US05794207 (1793 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and apparatus for effectuating bilateral buyer-driven commerce. The present invention allows prospective buyers of goods and services to communicate a binding purchase offer globally to potential sellers, for sellers conveniently to search for relevant buyer purchas ...


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David L Silverman, Norman Keller: Anonymous matching system. Reuters, Bryan Cave, August 4, 1992: US05136501 (1113 worldwide citation)

A matching system for trading instruments in which bids are automatically matched against offers for given trading instruments for automatically providing matching transactions in order to complete trades for the given trading instruments, includes a host computer means (20) comprising means for ano ...


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Leslie P Kalmus, Donald R Trojan, Bradley Mott, John Strampfer: Automated securities trading system. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, William L Botjer, June 16, 1987: US04674044 (1090 worldwide citation)

Data processing based apparatus makes an automated trading market for one or more securities. The system retrieves the best obtaining bid and asked prices from a remote data base, covering the ensemble of institutions or others making a market for the relevant securities. Data characterizing each se ...


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Krista S Schwartz, Allison A Carleton, Catherine M FitzPatrick, Theresa M Pommier: System for allowing all remote computers to perform annotation on an image and replicating the annotated image on the respective displays of other comuters. NCR Corporation, Gregory A Welte, March 4, 1997: US05608872 (1081 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns using multiple computers to hold a conference. Under the invention, an application program can run on a single computer, yet remote participants can issue commands to the program. Remote participants can watch the program operate, because the invention replicates the display w ...


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Eric E Schmidt, Butler W Lampson: Software version management system. Xerox Corporation, W Douglas Carothers Jr, December 10, 1985: US04558413 (935 worldwide citation)

A software version management system, also called system modeller, provides for automatically collecting and recompiling updated versions of component software objects comprising a software program for operation on a plurality of personal computers coupled together in a distributed software environm ...


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William A Lupien, John P McCormack, H E C Schulman: Automated system for providing liquidity to securities markets. Lattice Investments, Peter E Rosden, March 31, 1992: US05101353 (912 worldwide citation)

An automated system for managing one or more large investor portfolios containing both cash and numerous, diversified securities in a real time environment provides added liquidity to the securities markets while maintaining predetermined portfolio objectives for each portfolio. The disclosed system ...


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David L Silverman, Alfred H Scholldorf, Norman Keller: Distributed matching system. Reuters, Bryan Cave McPheeters & McRoberts, December 31, 1991: US05077665 (906 worldwide citation)

A matching system for trading instruments is provided in which bids are automatically matched against offers for given trading instruments for automatically providing matching transactions in order to complete trades for the given trading instruments in which controllable subsets (110, 112) of a dis ...


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Burton J Gutterman, John J Brogan, Thomas Palenik, Dolores Panek, Shirley Wu: Method and apparatus for order management by market brokers. Chicago Board of Trade, Kirkland & Ellis, March 22, 1994: US05297031 (876 worldwide citation)

There is provided a broker workstation for managing orders in a market for trading commodities, securities, securities options, futures contracts and futures options and other items including: a device for selectively displaying order information; a computer for receiving the orders and for controll ...


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William X Tracy, Thomas K Roslak, Judith Murrah, Francis Riso, Robert Beach, Robert Sandler, John Klein: Method and system for presenting item information using a portable data terminal. Symbol Technologies, Mauro Premutico, November 9, 1999: US05979757 (747 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved portable shopping system. The system is provided with improved data presentation system for presenting customer desired data on a portable terminal. The portable terminal includes audio as well as video presentation means which are used to provide custome ...


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Walter D Braddock III: Automated stock exchange. Stern & Roberts, October 25, 1983: US04412287 (691 worldwide citation)

An automated stock exchange in which a computer matches buy and sell orders for a plurality of stocks. An open board simultaneous trading environment is simulated through two stages. The first stage is an order accumulation period which is continuously in operation except for one stock in the second ...