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System and Method for Funding Companies

A system and method for funding investment seeking companies, such as startups and privately held companies, is disclosed and protected by two United States patents.
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Pill for enlarging male genital organ

This is a healthy pill for enlarging the male genital organ.
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Gas water heater actuator

The Gas Water Heater Actuator, with a timer or automation device, acts as a programmable setback controller which enables a user to program their water heater to automatically “set back” or lower the temperature stored within the tank for periods of time when hot water demand is low, and raise the temperature for periods of time when hot water demand is high. Rigorous testing, of a similar water heater timer, at a state of the art research and development facility by a major water heater ma
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Method for Optimizing Resource Allocation

In many service businesses, providers need to allocate their resources, which typically consist of a finite number of resource slots, to their customers through either an appointment process or a booking process. However, conventional resource allocation process has intrinsic inefficiency because of the resource fragmentation. The fragmented slots may become difficult to accommodate the customers' requests. Moreover, the fragmented slots may also cause lower utilization rate of the provider's re
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Gift card reimbursement system and method

A method for purchasing goods and services in transactions utilizing a valued card includes issuing to a card owner from an issuing institution a valued card pursuant to an agreement between the card owner and the issuing institution. The valued card has a purchase value. The valued card is transferred to a recipient having authority to purchase goods and services utilizing at least a portion of the purchase value. The card owner is reimbursed a percentage of a remaining balance of the purchase
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Flexible Capital Facility for Publicly listed companies

The capital facility is a facility comprised of two financial instruments which the first goes through a process to mature into the next. The whole facility is an efficient financial market through which publicly listed companies will have access to a continuously growing fund at an unexpected rate. The investors to the fund will benefit from both fixtures of the financial instruments which comprise of a credit and equity fixture, whereas, the companies will benefit from readily available funds
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Machine Optimization Devices, Methods, and Systems

A method, system, computer program product and computer readable media for matching using degree distribution information are disclosed. An embodiment of the method can include performing b-matching on a graph data structure expanded using degree distribution information in order to identify neighbors of a selected input node. The b-matching can be performed using belief propagation. The belief propagation method is adapted to use a compressed message update rule and to be suitable for use with
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Capital Asset Planning System

A capital asset planning system for selecting assets for improvement within an infrastructure that includes data sources descriptive of the infrastructure, databases coupled to the one or more data sources, to compile the one or more data sources, processors coupled to and having respective communication interfaces to receive data from the databases The processor includes a predictor to generate a first metric of estimated infrastructure effectiveness based upon a current status of the infrastru
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Belief Propagation for Generalized Matching

Entities may be matched to enhance the efficiency of various commercial activities using various system and method embodiments of the disclosed subject matter. Belief propagation on a graph data structure defining a bipartite or unipartite matching opportunity is used to calculate a best matching. In embodiments, functions are implemented based upon the match, such as executing sales between matched buyers and sellers in an online auction system. In embodiments, messages with scalar values carry
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Toner Container, Image Forming Apparatus Including Same, and Connecting Structure for Connecting Toner Container and Image Forming Apparatus

A toner container includes a cylindrical container body, a cap having a toner outlet, and a shutter. The cap includes a primary positioning primary positioning hole, formed in a top front surface perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the toner container, extending in the longitudinal direction, to determine an installation position of the cap relative to the image forming apparatus, a secondary positioning hole, formed in a bottom front surface perpendicular to the longitudinal direction
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System and Method for Authenticating the Genuineness of Products Using Information Technology

The invention involves the use of sms, sms-capable telephone, database computer and sealed codes to authenticate the genuineness of physical products at the point of sale or anytime thereafter. The advantage of the system over prior art include the following: a. It is extremely difficult to compromise. b. Users (product buyer) does not require any special or technical knowledge to employ the system to authenticate the genuineness of the product he/she intends to purchase. c. The authentica
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