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Computer system with bypass air plenum
A rack-mountable computer system enables an airflow that cools components in an upstream portion of the computer system interior to be cooled through mixing...
Network congestion prevention and/or mitigation
Cell site congestion may result in dropped calls, time-outs on data sessions, web access problems, or the like. A network congestion status may be used to...
Adjusting data storage allocation for access point information
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for dynamically adjusting the amount of mobile device data storage allocated for storing information...
Method and apparatus for content presentation in association with a
A method and apparatus are provided for presenting content to a caller and/or a called party in association with a telephone call or other communication...
Asynchronous and idempotent distributed lock interfaces
Methods and apparatus for distributed locking interfaces are disclosed. A state manager implements programmatic interfaces for distributed locking operations....
Messaging with key-value persistence
Techniques are described for providing a messaging service that employs a distributed key-value store for message persistence. On receiving a message to be...
Service discovery using a network
Described are techniques and systems for service discovery on a network. A media device on the network generates a signature indicative of a particular set of...
Resource allocation in distributed systems using grant messages
Resource management techniques for shared resources in a distributed system are described. Clients and servers may exchange messages according to an...
Detection of anomalous advertising content
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are disclosed for detecting anomalous advertising content and taking or directing one or more actions to be taken...
Trusted peripheral device for a host in a shared electronic environment
A trusted peripheral device can be utilized with an electronic resource, such as a host machine, in order to enable the secured performance of security and...
Methods, devices, and mediums associated with manipulating social data
from streaming services
In one example, an electronic device may be configured to receive over a network a user selection of media information that corresponds to a media streaming...
Message inspection in a distributed strict queue
Methods and systems for implementing message inspection in a distributed strict queue are disclosed. A plurality of messages are inspected. Based on the...
Input/output management in a distributed strict queue
Methods and systems for implementing input/output management in a distributed strict queue are disclosed. A plurality of messages are distributed to a plurality...
Authorizing communications between computing nodes
Techniques are described for managing communications between multiple computing nodes, such as computing nodes that are separated by one or more physical...
Geographic awareness in a distributed strict queue
Methods and systems for implementing geographic awareness in a distributed strict queue are disclosed. A plurality of queue servers are selected to receive a...
Using virtual networking devices to manage routing communications between
connected computer networks
Techniques are described for providing managed virtual computer networks whose configured logical network topology may have one or more virtual networking...
Printed circuit board centering beam
A card edge connector including electrical contacts; and a housing having the electrical contacts connected thereto. The housing comprises a card edge receiving...
Planar dielectric waveguide with metal grid for antenna applications
A waveguide includes a dielectric substrate having first and second opposed surfaces defining a longitudinal wave propagation path therebetween; and a...
Techniques for on-demand production of medical isotopes such as
Mo-99/Tc-99m and radioactive iodine isotopes...
A system for radioisotope production uses fast-neutron-caused fission of depleted or naturally occurring uranium targets in an irradiation chamber. Fast fission...
Control tag with environmentally selected conditional response
Systems (100) and methods (300) for selective device responsiveness using a plurality of control tags (132) affixed to a plurality of objects (102). The methods...
Gaming machine having normal game mode and chance game mode
The present invention provides a gaming machine which can provide games that are prevented from progressing monotonously and thus can provide a player with a...
Gaming machine capable of repeatedly executing a unit game
A gaming machine that is capable of achieving respectively different game patterns at a time of a bonus game is provided. A main CPU displays a selection screen...
Apparatus for simulating a game of chance
A system and machine-implemented method for facilitating simulation of game play for playing a game, the method including receiving one or more wagers from a...
Method of gaming and a gaming system
A gaming method including conducting a first game at a first gaming device for a first player; conducting a second game at a second gaming device for a second...
Gaming machine and gaming method
A game is executed in a normal round, in a first-type free round, and in a second-type free round. The normal round is executed with a first symbol set...
Delayed bonus win determination
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to gaming devices having a delayed bonus win determination and methods of operating gaming systems and gaming...
Portable intermediary trusted device
In one embodiment, an intermediary gaming trusted electronic device for use with an untrusted PED may include a position sensor configured to acquire position...
Systems, methods, and devices for operating wagering game machines with
enhanced user interfaces
Gaming devices, gaming systems, methods of conducting wagering games, and computer programs for operating wagering game machines are disclosed. A gaming machine...
Gaming machine running common game
A plurality of gaming terminals each having a terminal display on which a plurality of symbols are provided, a plurality of upper displays forming a single...
Method and apparatus for conditional payouts in a gaming device
A gaming device incentivizes additional game play by combining payouts with conditional payouts. During game play, players are informed of the conditions, which...
Pixelated light shutter mechanisms for improving contrast between
computer-generated images and an ambient...
Augmented reality systems and associated methods, computer-readable media, techniques, and methodologies for improving contrast between projected or emitted...
Dynamic rendering of soft shadows for interface elements
Soft shadows can be rendered using a relatively expensive blur process by leveraging the structure provided for various user interfaces. The elements of a user...
Detection of child frames in web pages
Methods and systems for framing detection are disclosed. A web page comprising a child frame is generated. The child frame comprises an instruction to load a...
Tracking online impressions to offline purchases
Customers receive advertisements or "impressions" related to brick and mortar merchants while accessing online content. The merchants or other entities track...
Trusted computing host
A trusted computing host is described that provides various security computations and other functions in a distributed multitenant and/or virtualized computing...
Access controls on the use of freeform metadata
Approaches are described for security and access control for computing resources. Various embodiments utilize metadata, e.g., tags that can be applied to one or...
Profiling user behavior through biometric identifiers
This disclosure describes systems and methods for profiling user behavior through biometric identifiers. A first biometric identifier associated with a first...
Content revenue allocation
Revenue generated through electronic book sales (and other transactions, such as rental, sample, leasing, etc.) is allocated among rights holders and other...
Determining application composition and ownership
Techniques are described for automatically determining application composition and application ownership of an application that may include a plurality of files...
Auditory enhancement using word analysis
One or more words at a specified location in an electronic document can be identified. The identified one or more words can be analyzed to determine one or more...
Systems and methods for adaptive content distribution
An application displaying primary content, such as a webpage, may include unused space. The unused space may exist within the application displaying the primary...
Client control in a distributed strict queue
Methods and systems for implementing client control in a distributed strict queue are disclosed. A plurality of messages are distributed to a plurality of queue...
Behavior-based inferences and actions
The position and/or movement of at least one device for a user can be monitored over time, and various types of information inferred based on patterns in that...
Receiver and collapsible buttstock for a firearm
A receiver having an integral stock connector component that extends along the receiver; two extension rod/rail apertures formed through the integral stock...
Additive use in photopolymer resin for 3D printing to enhance the
appearance of printed parts
Photopolymer resin formulation for 3D printing enhancing the performance of 3D printed objects. In one example, additives comprising two photoinitiators with...
Reel lock for passenger restraint having dual locking positions
Disclosed is an improved reel assembly for use in conjunction with an occupant restraint system. The assembly employs a dual locking arrangement whereby an...
Electronic/mechanical dog agility jump
An adjustable vault apparatus for use on a ground surface includes a base and a pair of linear actuators mounted vertically at opposing sides thereof. Each...
Augmented reality for table games
A method includes acquiring media content of a wagering game table at a wagering game establishment with a camera of a mobile device. A location of the mobile...
Automatic card snuffler
A single deck shuffler includes a pre-shuffle bin, card-selector assembly, drive wheel and post-shuffle bin. The pre-shuffle bin is configured to accept a...
Urocortin 2 analogs and uses thereof
Disclosed are polypeptides that are analogs of urocortin 2 that have pharmacological activity similar to urocortin 2 but have improved water solubility compared...