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The idea of advertisements as CAPTCHAs is not new. For example, Solve Media filed a patent for this in 2010. However, I am not sure whether they have the additional complexity of customizing the ads for each user and using ads to give rewards, but given that Solve Media existed a long time before the IBM patent, that seems pretty obvious. Screenshots of ...


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Well, Microsoft's event viewer has been able to do this for as long as I can remember. Log information is stored in chronological order. That's how logs work. specifying a relation based on acquired log information is as simple as clicking on the relevant column (additional columns can even be added?) determining a total order of the nodes and sorting is ...


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A little late, but the answer is, if your algorithm uses all the steps of any claim in the patent, then you are infringing the patent.


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I found a Microsoft patent which might be related. 'Ranking search results using click-based data': Publication number US8370337 B2 Application number US 12/762,929 https://www.google.com/patents/US8370337?dq=using+data+to+search&hl=en&sa=X&ei=_HviUprvKILfkAXI7YDgBw&ved=0CGsQ6AEwCA This patent include capturing click-based data which ...


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In the late 90s, early 2000s, there were several proprietary implementations of trading/finance systems that would cache/sync data with servers in other locations (where the firm had offices) based on a mobile/desktop calender app. This was generally used for presentation prep and if large models/trade histories had to be moved for those presentations. ...


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