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Kirit K Talati, Yashvant Jani: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce. Jenkens & Gilchrist P C, May 11, 1999: US05903878 (409 worldwide citation)

A method for providing validated electronic commerce transactions is disclosed. A transaction order generated by a purchaser has a unique transaction identifier associated therewith and the purchase order is transmitted to a merchant and then to a transaction administrator. The transaction administr ...


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Hadi Partovi, Roderick Steven Brathwaite, Angus Macdonald Davis, Michael S McCue, Brandon William Porter, John Giannandrea, Eckart Walther, Eugene Koh, Andy Scott: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce using a telephone interface. Microsoft Corporation, Perkins Coie, May 20, 2008: US07376586 (190 worldwide citation)

A voice portal supporting telephone to web server commerce is described. The voice portal allows users to access web servers using a hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP), optionally including the use of a secure sockets layer (SSL) protocol, to complete commercial transactions. Additionally, embodimen ...


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Pat Odom, Tracey Fatland, Dolly Gilliam, Cheri Barnett, Terry Harbin, Lionel Joseph Songy Jr, Terry Hair: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce services at a point of sale. GSC Enterprises, Slater & Matsil L, March 25, 2008: US07349884 (69 worldwide citation)

Point of sale transactions can be efficiently processed by use of a point of sale terminal having both image capture and storage capability, as well as other information input capabilities such as a MICR reader, a bar code reader, a keyboard, or similar input device. The system stores an image of th ...


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Christopher William Preist: Auction method and apparatus for electronic commerce. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Thomas Kayden Horstemeyer & Risley L, May 10, 2005: US06892186 (41 worldwide citation)

An electronic trading entity (400) comprises a computing device having a processor, memory, user interface, and communications functionality, the computer entity comprising an algorithm (700) for monitoring a plurality of auction entities remotely over the internet; a algorithm (701) for calculating ...


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Preist Christopher William: Auction method and apparatus for electronic commerce. Hewlett Packard Co, March 21, 2001: EP1085445-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

An electronic trading entity (400) comprises a computing device having a processor, memory, user interface, and communications functionality, the computer entity comprising an algorithm (700) for monitoring a plurality of auction entities remotely over the internet; a algorithm (701) for calculating ...


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Hyoung shick Kim: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce using digital ticket to provide anonymity. Samsung Electronics, Sughrue Mion PLLC, June 1, 2010: US07730314 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for electronic commerce using a digital ticket are provided. The method for electronic commerce using a digital ticket includes hiding a message comprising a random number and transmitting the hidden message to a ticket issuer, receiving the hidden message signed with a digita ...


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Kim Hyoung Shick: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce using digital ticket to guarantee anonymity of user. Samsung Electronics, May 11, 2006: JP2006-121687 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method and apparatus for electronic commerce using a digital ticket to guarantee anonymity of a user.SOLUTION: The method for electronic commerce includes generating a random number, generating a message including the random number, applying a hash function to the ...


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Preist Christopher William: Auction method and apparatus for electronic commerce. Hewlett Packard Co, March 21, 2001: EP1085439-A1

An electronic trading entity (400) comprises a computing device having a processor, memory, user interface, and communications functionality, the computer entity comprising an algorithm (700) for monitoring a plurality of auction entities remotely over the internet; a algorithm (701) for calculating ...


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Kim Hyoung Shick: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce using digital ticket to provide anonymity. Samsung Electronics, April 26, 2006: EP1650702-A2

A method and apparatus for electronic commerce using a digital ticket are provided. The method for electronic commerce using a digital ticket includes hiding a message comprising a random number and transmitting the hidden message to a ticket issuer, receiving the hidden message signed with a digita ...


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Norio Takahashi, Hiroshi Koike, Makoto Takahashi, Osamu Moriya, Shuuichi Kawakita: Method and apparatus for electronic commerce in electronic marketplace. Mattingly Stanger & Malur PC, January 16, 2003: US20030014308-A1

A selling terminal sends an enterprise ID and article detail information as article information together with allocation point information, and an electronic commerce system stores the article information and the allocation point information in correspondence with each other. A purchase terminal sen ...