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William T Walker, Robert J Serkowski: Remote feature activation authentication file system. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, February 15, 2011: US07890997 (4 worldwide citation)

A system for providing a user with authorization to perform one or more functions using or otherwise involving a computational component is provided. The system includes an authentication file system 100 operable to (a) receive a request from a user for a second set of authentication information per ...


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William T Walker, Robert J Serkowski: Remote feature activation authentication file system. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, March 22, 2011: US07913301 (3 worldwide citation)

A system for providing a user with authorization to perform one or more functions using or otherwise involving a computational component is provided. The system includes an authentication file system 100 operable to (a) receive a request from a user for a second set of authentication information per ...


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Monty A Forehand, Manuel A Offenberg, Anthony R Duran, Nino Wicaksono, David R Kaiser: Remote feature activation. Seagate Technology, Cesari & Reed, Kirk A Cesari, Christian W Best, January 3, 2017: US09535676 (1 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to remote feature activation. In an embodiment, a device may be manufactured having firmware configured to implement multiple unique features on the device. Features may be enabled and disabled on the device later or at a remote location. Enabled features may allow the ...


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Jason J A Knapp, Fabrizio Blanco: Managing bids in a real-time auction for advertisements. The Rubicon Project, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 20, 2018: US09898762

A method and system conduct an auction for advertising across multiple markets. A first market conducts a first auction for a first advertising impression. A first bid is selected as the auction winner and a ratio is computed as the first bid plus a spread to the second highest bid. The price to be ...


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Monty A Forehand, Christopher J DeMattio, Manuel A Offenberg: Feature activation using near field communication. Seagate Technology, Cesari & Reed, Kirk A Cesari, February 28, 2017: US09584498

The present disclosure relates to feature activation using near field communication. In an embodiment, a device may include a chip to receive and store wireless communications. An activation package may be stored to the chip, and identify a set of features to enable or disable on the device. The dev ...


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Wajahat Ali: Late stage SKU assignment. Seagate Technoglogy, Cesari & Reed, Kirk A Cesari, Christian W Best, April 25, 2017: US09633330

The present disclosure relates to late stage SKU assignment. In an embodiment, a device may be assigned a complete SKU having a predefined portion and a variable portion. The predefined portion may be set during a manufacturing process of the device, and the variable portion may be assigned after ma ...


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William T Walker, Robert J Serkowski: Remote feature activation authentication file system. Douglas W Swartz, Sheridan Ross PC, July 1, 2004: US20040128551-A1

A system for providing a user with authorization to perform one or more functions using or otherwise involving a computational component is provided. The system includes an authentication file system 100 operable to (a) receive a request from a user for a second set of authentication information per ...


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William T Walker, Robert J Serkowski: Remote feature activation authentication file system. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross PC, April 26, 2007: US20070094710-A1

A system for providing a user with authorization to perform one or more functions using or otherwise involving a computational component is provided. The system includes an authentication file system 100 operable to (a) receive a request from a user for a second set of authentication information per ...


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Peter Shintani, Aran London Sadja, Ludovic Etienne Douillet: Activating licensable component of consumer electronic device post-sale using unified software package. Sony Corporation, May 17, 2012: US20120124610-A1

A unified software download package is deployed to multiple CE device models, and a user of the device can configure the unified software package to the desired configuration. A remote feature activation system allows the device to take advantage of any of the additional features contained in the un ...


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MANAGING BIDS IN A REAL-TIME AUCTION FOR ADVERTISEMENTS. January 26, 2017: US20170024778-A1

A method and system conduct an auction for advertising across multiple markets. A first market conducts a first auction for a first advertising impression. A first bid is selected as the auction winner and a ratio is computed as the first bid plus a spread to the second highest bid. The price to be ...