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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Sergey Yudin: Power management block for use in a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 5, 2010: US07809962 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for enabling a power up process of a non-volatile memory to occur efficiently are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for utilizing a memory system that has a non-volatile memory with at least one reserved memory area includes providing power t ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Scott Forstall, Greg Christie, Stephen O Lemay, Marcel Van Os, Imran Chaudhri, Freddy Allen Anzures, Patrick Lee Coffman: Power-off methods for portable electronic devices. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 15, 2011: US07890778 (22 worldwide citation)

In some embodiments of the invention, a graphical user interface in an electronic device with a touch screen display and power switch includes one or more user-interface objects to assist a user in powering-off the device while avoiding unintended power-off events due to inadvertent contact with the ...


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Private
Louis W Ricci, Mark P Bendyk, Scott M Carlson, Daniel F Casper, John R Flanagan, Roger G Hathorn, Catherine C Huang, Matthew J Kalos, Gustav E Sittmann, Harry M Yudenfriend, Matthew R Craig, Bret W Holley: Processing of data to perform system changes in an input/output processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, July 3, 2012: US08214562

A computer program product, an apparatus, and a method for processing communications between a target and an initiator an input/output processing system are provided. The computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instructions for executi ...


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David R L Worthington, Stephen J Brown: Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose. Health Hero Network, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, October 13, 1998: US05822715 (1073 worldwide citation)

A diabetes management system for predicting a future blood glucose value of a patient and for recommending a corrective action to the patient when the future blood glucose value lies outside of a target range. The system includes a patient-operated apparatus for measuring blood glucose values and fo ...


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Charles C Freeny Jr: System for reproducing information in material objects at a point of sale location. FPDC, Dunlap & Codding, July 9, 1985: US04528643 (737 worldwide citation)

The present invention contemplates a system for reproducing information in material objects at a point of sale location wherein the information to be reproduced is provided at the point of sale location from a location remote with respect to the point of sale location, an owner authorization code is ...


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Charlie David Chase Jr: Automatic data synchronization between a handheld and a host computer using pseudo cache including tags and logical data elements. Compaq Computer Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, October 26, 1999: US05974238 (620 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is disclosed for performing dynamic synchronization between data stored in a handheld computer and a host computer, each having a plurality of data sets including at least one common data set, each computer having a copy of the common data set. The handheld computer has a processor, a c ...


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Robert M Smith, David M T Ting, Jan H Boer, Marvin Mendelssohn: Document management and production system. Eastman Kodak Company, Mark Z Dudley, January 19, 1993: US05181162 (447 worldwide citation)

An object-oriented document management and production system in which documents are represented as collections of logical components, or "objects", that may be combined and physically mapped onto a page-by-page layout. Stored objects are organized, accessed and manipulated through a database managem ...


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Ralph E Wesinger Jr, Christopher D Coley: Firewall providing enhanced network security and user transparency. Network Engineering Software, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 27, 1999: US05898830 (433 worldwide citation)

The present invention, generally speaking, provides a firewall that achieves maximum network security and maximum user convenience. The firewall employs "envoys" that exhibit the security robustness of prior-art proxies and the transparency and ease-of-use of prior-art packet filters, combining the ...


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Thomas V Hartrick, Jeffrey N Stevens, Nicholas J Sabia: Data processing system and method to enforce payment of royalties when copying softcopy books. International Business Machines Corporation, Edward H Duffield, John E Jobe, July 2, 1996: US05532920 (393 worldwide citation)

A publisher of a softcopy book includes royalty payment information either within the structured document text of the book or in a royalty payment information file which accompanies the book. To read the book from the storage disk, the user applies a special softcopy book reading program at his work ...


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Steven M Hoffberg, Linda I Hoffberg Borghesani: Ergonomic man-machine interface incorporating adaptive pattern recognition based control system. Milde & Hoffberg, July 9, 2002: US06418424 (387 worldwide citation)

An adaptive interface for a programmable system, for predicting a desired user function, based on user history, as well as machine internal status and context. The apparatus receives an input from the user and other data. A predicted input is presented for confirmation by the user, and the predictiv ...