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David P Cook: Centralized authorization and fraud-prevention system for network-based transactions. Zixit Corporation, Haynes and Boone, February 8, 2005: US06853987 (114 worldwide citation)

A system and method for authorizing certain aspects of network based transactions between a customer and a merchant is disclosed. The system utilizes an account code for identifying rights to use an account identified by an account number, and a database for storing the account number, account code, ...


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Kevin Callen: Method and system for e-commerce and related data management, analysis and reporting. Gershman Brickner and Bratton, Richard C Litman, April 29, 2003: US06556976 (111 worldwide citation)

A system transacting e-commerce and related data management, analysis and reporting includes a database, first and second clients, and first through fourth servers communicatively connected to an internet network. The database stores a variety of information relating to customers and has a cost redu ...


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Richard S Bernardo, Jane Scanell, Diedre Zepf: System and method for building a web site for use in E-commerce with user specific pricing. International Business Machines Corporation, Hunton & Williams, April 17, 2001: US06219680 (110 worldwide citation)

A software tool is provided for use with a computer system for simplifying the creation of Web sites. The tool comprises a plurality of pre-stored templates, comprising HTML formatting code, text, fields and formulas. The templates preferably correspond to different types of Web pages and other feat ...


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Paul Nicolas Muret, Hui Sok Moon: System and method for monitoring and analyzing internet traffic. Urchin Software Corporation, Fleshner & Kim, October 12, 2004: US06804701 (107 worldwide citation)

A system and method for monitoring and analyzing Internet traffic is provided that is efficient, completely automated, and fast enough to handle the busiest websites on the Internet, processing data many times faster than existing systems. The system and method of the present invention processes dat ...


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Lurng Kuo Liu, Jai Prakash Menon, James S Lipscomb, Jeane Chen, Liang Jie Zhang: Method and apparatus for integrated real-time interactive content insertion and monitoring in E-commerce enabled interactive digital TV. International Business Machines Corporation, Joseph C Redmond Jr, David M Shofi, Morgan & Finnegan, October 23, 2001: US06308327 (103 worldwide citation)

An improved method and apparatus are disclosed for selectively inserting interactive content into a live TV or recorded broadcasting presentation and tracking the usage of the inserted content by end user viewers of the presentation. The method and apparatus enable operators to watch the live audiov ...


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Thomas W Meyer, Josslyn Motha Meyer: Process of and system for seamlessly embedding executable program code into media file formats such as MP3 and the like for execution by digital media player and viewing systems. Rines and Rines, March 6, 2007: US07188186 (101 worldwide citation)

A novel process and system for flexibly adding supplemental digital program content such as, for example, transactional advertising content, games, polls, contests, interactive music videos, and e-commerce content generally and the like, into pre-prepared digital media files, such as an MP3 audio fi ...


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Hugh Svendsen: P2P network for providing real time media recommendations. Napo Enterprises, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, March 16, 2010: US07680959 (100 worldwide citation)

A peer-to-peer (P2P) network for providing real time media recommendations is provided. The media recommendations may be song recommendations or video recommendations. Each time a media presentation is played by a peer device, the peer device provides a recommendation identifying the media presentat ...


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Thomas B Kinney, T Eric Christiansen, Peter D Hansen, Bo Ling, Paul C Badavas, Richard L Thibault: Process control system and method with improved distribution, installation and validation of components. The Foxboro Company, David J Powsner, Nutter McClennen & Fish, December 31, 2002: US06501995 (98 worldwide citation)

A control system has blocks or other components that facilitate validation of their own replacements, e.g., downloaded via e-commerce transactions. The system includes first and second process control components. The first component is coupled to a third process control component, with which it tran ...


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Patrick J Rainsford: Interactive system. Emuse Media, Timothy J Keefer, Seyfarth Shaw, January 2, 2007: US07158676 (96 worldwide citation)

An interactive system provides a video program signal and generates interactive content data to be associated with at least one object within a frame of the video program. The interactive content data is embedded with the object and the object is tracked through a sequence of frames and the interact ...