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Advanced audio CAPTCHA
A CAPTCHA challenge tool for determining if a user of a computer is a human or an automated program. The tool presents to the user a set of audio clips. At...
Methods, devices and computer program products for regulating network
activity using a subscriber scoring system
Network activity in a network is regulated. Network activity scores that correspond to network usage patterns for respective network users are calculated. A...
Methods, systems, and devices for securing content
Methods, systems, and devices secure content in memory. The content includes a lock that prohibits reading the content from memory. Prior to expiration of the...
Security compliant data storage management
An embodiment of the invention is a program for dynamically managing files to comply with security requirements. In one embodiment, changing security...
Method and apparatus for providing anonymization of data
A method and apparatus for providing an anonymization of data are disclosed. For example, the method receives a request for anonymizing, wherein the request...
Network firewall host application identification and authentication
Systems for providing information on network firewall host application identification and authentication include an identifying and transmitting agent on a host...
Methods, systems, and computer program products for access control
services using a transparent firewall in...
Access control methods include receiving an access authorization message from an authentication server computer at a blocking device that connects a first...
Methods and systems for splicing between media streams
A media processing unit, the media processing unit including: (i) an input interface, configured to receive a second media stream, wherein the second media...
Distributing on-demand multimedia content
A disclosed method of distributing multimedia content to end users in a multimedia content distribution network includes segmenting time in a series of...
Demonstration system for electronic devices
A demonstration arrangement for controlling a plurality of television sets or other controllable electronic devices has one or more programmed processors. A...
Peer to peer media distribution system and method
A method is disclosed that includes receiving a multimedia data stream comprising audio data, video data, and text data at a first electronic device of a...
Method and apparatus for an external event ticker
An external event interactive television ticker is provided. The ticker is rendered on a display screen that also shows a video program, and presents ticker...
Techniques for transferring information between virtual machines
A method, system, and program product transfer information from a guest virtual machine running on a host machine to a receiving machine. A monitor intercepts a...
Coordinating firmware over-the-air updates for mobile devices utilizing
A mobile device management ("MDM") server coordinates firmware over-the-air ("FOTA") updates for mobile devices utilizing presence information. In accordance...
Creating a terminal application
A configuration creator for use in creating a terminal application for a target apparatus. The configuration creator comprises: (i) an indexing routine for...
Prioritized user interface
Prioritized user interfaces are disclosed. A user interface may include a menu including a plurality of selectable items displayed in respective menu positions....
Methods, systems, and products for recording browser navigations
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for recording a navigational sequence. A selection is received to record the navigational sequence to a destination...
System and method for conducting a communication exchange
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an avatar engine having a controller to retrieve a user profile...
Removable modular universal telematics services engine for an audio-visual
control unit in a vehicle
Modular auxiliary processor circuitry, capable of performing telematics services, including wireless communications, diagnostic assessment and reporting,...
Provided are methods and systems for creating an optimal set of reflector peers, comprising detecting a plurality of reflector peers, retrieving a plurality of...
Methods and apparatus for user persona management
Systems and techniques for managing a user persona presented in a communication session. In response to a request from an originating user for a communication...
Prioritizing network traffic
Methods and systems for operation upon one or more data processors for prioritizing transmission of communications associated with an entity based upon...
Method and apparatus for providing anonymization of data
A method and apparatus for providing an anonymization of data are disclosed. For example, the method receives a communications graph that encodes a plurality of...
Sensing and responding to service discoveries
A system and method of sensing and responding to service discoveries on a consumer's machine and, more particularly, to a system and method of sensing...
Method and system for filtering false positives
Embodiments of systems and methods for reducing false positives during the linking of data records are disclosed herein. Broadly speaking, embodiments of the...
Method, system, and software for transmission of information
A request to access a web page may be received from a user device. The web page includes a dynamic information portion and a static information portion. A...
Data storage in a cloud
Methods and systems for managing storage of data in a cloud by receiving a request, wherein the request includes information to store data within a cloud,...
Adaptive pairwise preferences in recommenders
Methods, systems, and products adapt recommender systems with pairwise feedback. A pairwise question is posed to a user. A response is received that selects a...
Method and system for loan application non-acceptance follow-up
Methods and systems for facilitating post offer communication with a prospective borrower using an on-line lending system (110) are provided. The post offer...
Methods and systems for managing risk management information
A server system is coupled to a centralized database and at least one client system. Business information relating to at least one second business entity is...
System and architecture for merchant integration of a biometric payment
A system and method for performing authentication are disclosed. The system may include a shared central processing server, a plurality of software components...
Methods, systems, and computer program products for mobile network
subscriber incentive programs
A number of reward programs can be offered to subscribers of a mobile network as an incentive to use fewer allocated resources, rather than more. For example,...
Service requests for multiple service level characteristics
A system, method, program product and service for processing a multiple service level bid in a resource management framework. A buyer's agent is provided to...
Methods and systems involving power system grid management
A distribution control center includes a processor operative to receive damaged asset data, the damaged asset data including an identification and assessment of...
Methods and apparatus for responding to request for clinical information
A hub-spoke patient information service in which a patient's data can be obtained from a network of independent data sources through a centralized service. The...
Automatic detection, summarization and reporting of business intelligence
highlights from automated dialog systems
A method and system for reporting data from a spoken dialog service is disclosed. The method comprises extracting data regarding user dialogs using a dialog...
Method and apparatus for analyzing discussion regarding media programs
A process and system including a device including a controller to detect a plurality of users engaging in a voice conference related to a presentation of a...
Adapting language models with a bit mask for a subset of related words
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer-readable storage media for performing speech recognition based on a masked language model. A system...
Natural language watermarking
A method, system and machine-readable medium are provided for watermarking natural language digital text. A deep structure may be generated and a group of...
On-Demand language translation for television programs
A method, a system and a machine-readable medium are provided for an on demand translation service. A translation module including at least one language pair...
Device, system, and method of augmenting cellular telephone audio signals
A device, system and method is described for augmenting cellular telephone signals for a cellular telephone. In an exemplary embodiment, an audio signal device...
System and method for providing user names for network addresses
Methods and systems for providing user names for network addresses in messages such as SMS, MMS and EMS are disclosed. A data base is provided for storage in a...
Devices and methods for creating a snippet from a media file
A media control profile is described herein. The media control profile provides a number of selectable pre-defined and/or user-defined settings to manipulate...
System and method for femtocell reselection
A system and method for detecting the failure of a user's femto cell and automatically reselecting a neighboring femto cell to establish temporary ...
Personal call center
A method of facilitating telephone calls for a mobile communication device associated with a user of a personal call center. A list of contact numbers are...
Methods, systems, and computer-readable-mediums for managing rollover
usage units of communication services
A rollover management system (RMS) receives and stores rollover data that includes subscriber identification and a balance of the rollover usage units that may...
Bluetooth-enabled femto pilot gating
A low-cost and power-saving system and methodology that reduces interference, unnecessary signaling and allows for more pertinent network listen measurements,...
Sync distribution over a non-traffic bearing channel
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for propagating a timing signal over a Dense Wave Division Multiplexer fiber optic network by polarity modulation...
System for processing recorded messages
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a network element operating in a communication system having a...
Method and apparatus for reconstructing call paths in multiple telephony
A network management system (100) has a communications interface (110), a memory (104), and a controller (102). The controller is programmed to retrieve (202) a...