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Fred Thomas
Phillip M Walker, Fred Charles Thomas, Greg J Lipinski: Automatic firewall configuration. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 8, 2013: US08555372 (9 worldwide citation)

In one example a method is provided. The method includes (i) discovering, by a gateway router, a server in a local area network, wherein the gateway router discovers the server by sending a universal plug and play (UPnP) message identifying the gateway router as a gateway router with access configur ...


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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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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, Anderson Levine & Lintel, February 20, 2007: US07181611 (5 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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William H. Gates III
William H Gates III, Gary W Flake, James R Larus, Debi P Mishra, Chandramohan A Thekkath, Raymond E Ozzie, Lili Cheng, Nishant V Dani, Daniel S Glasser, Alexander G Gounares, Henricus Johannes Maria Meijer, Amit Mital, Ira L Snyder Jr: State replication. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680908 (21 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that facilitate replicating a state associated with a client, user, service, application, and the like. A third party service provider can support any number of services that can be concurrently requested by several clients without user perc ...


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Jeffery M Barnes, Susan K Candelaria, Nicholas D Fifer, Matthew J Kalos, Edwin K Scott: Priority initialization system. International Business Machines Corporation, Quarles & Brady, June 3, 2008: US07383404 (5 worldwide citation)

A computer storage system includes a supervisor algorithm to detect a host computer's initiator logging in. The supervisor algorithm identifies data storage devices associated with the newly logged-on initiator and tags logical unit number control blocks (“LUNCBs”) as having priority in an initiatio ...


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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: Processing of data to determine compatability in an input/output processing system. International Business Machines Corporation, Cantor Colburn, John Campbell, June 5, 2012: US08196149 (2 worldwide citation)

A computer program product, an apparatus, and a method for processing communications between a control unit and a channel subsystem in an input/output processing system are provided. The computer program product includes a tangible storage medium readable by a processing circuit and storing instruct ...


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Jeffrey Loomans: Techniques for managing multiple threads in a browser environment. Siebel Systems, James W Soong, Siebel Systems, April 27, 2004: US06728960 (897 worldwide citation)

Techniques for managing multiple threads in an asynchronous environment, such as a browser, are described. As a method, instantiating an event thread in response to a user event by a shell event handler block that provides shell functions for a user event. Once the event thread as been instantiated, ...


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Donald L Kirouac, William A Porrett, Marek J Czerwinski: Method and apparatus for updating software at remote locations. Minicom Data Corporation, Nixon & Vanderhye, October 13, 1992: US05155847 (747 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for updating the software used in remote computer systems from a central computer system. The method includes storing in the central computer system, copies of the software executable used in each remote computer system. When the copies of the software in the central ...


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Steven T Senator, Dale R Passmore, Robert S Gittins: Metadevice driver rename/exchange technique for a computer system incorporating a plurality of independent device drivers. Sun Microsystems, William J Kubida, Stuart T Holland & Hart Langley, September 1, 1998: US05802364 (622 worldwide citation)

A metadisk driver functionally intermediate a computer operating system and one or more metadrivers and underlying layered drivers provides a driver rename/exchange function which does not depend on any particular driver having knowledge of the private data structures of any of the other drivers. Th ...