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Auction apparatus and auction method

Granted: June 11, 2019
Patent Number: 10318996
An auction apparatus according to the application includes a plan receiving unit and an auction providing unit. The plan receiving unit receives plan information indicating a plan of content from a content creator who creates the content. The auction providing unit presents the plan information received by the plan receiving unit and provides an auction service in which bid targets are a right to display an advertisement in an advertising space that is set to the content and a right to…

Display screen with graphical user interface

Granted: June 4, 2019
Patent Number: D850463

Data processing device and data processing method

Granted: June 4, 2019
Patent Number: 10311484
A data processing device according to the present application includes a reception unit, a first memory unit, a second memory unit, and a storage unit. The reception unit receives user information relating to a user using a user terminal by being triggered upon an access of the user terminal to an information providing device. The first memory unit stores the user information that is received by the reception unit. The storage unit stores the user information in a management area of a…

Information processing device, information processing method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Granted: June 4, 2019
Patent Number: 10313830
An information processing device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and a determination unit. The acquisition unit acquires time-series position information acquired by a terminal device. The determination unit determines whether relation between one or more pieces of interest position information included in the time-series position information acquired by the acquisition unit and prior or posterior position information in time series satisfies a…

Information processing apparatus, non-transitory computer readable storage medium, and information display method

Granted: May 28, 2019
Patent Number: 10303346
An information processing apparatus includes cursor control, display position change, and range selection units. When switching operation for switching to a selection mode for selecting characters included in a display region displayed in a display unit is detected, the cursor control unit displays another cursor different from a cursor displayed in the display region. When moving operation for moving the display region is detected in the selection mode, the display position change unit…

Portable terminal device specifying content related to first application and copying content to a second application upon predetermined event or operation

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10296357
A terminal device according to the present application includes an acceptance unit, a detection unit, and a storage unit. The acceptance unit accepts a specifying operation for specifying a piece of content related to a first application. The detection unit detects a predetermined executing operation after the acceptance unit accepts the specifying operation. Upon detection of the executing operation by the detection unit, the storage unit stores the piece of content specified by the…

Advertisement choosing device and advertisement choosing method

Granted: May 21, 2019
Patent Number: 10296942
An advertisement choosing device chooses an advertisement to be displayed in a display space of a predetermined size. The advertisement choosing device includes an advertisement storing unit and an advertisement choosing unit. The advertisement storing unit stores therein sizes of multiple advertisements of various sizes. The advertisement choosing unit chooses, from among the multiple advertisements, one or more advertisements whose total size is equal to or less than the size of the…

Navigation device, navigation method, non-transitory computer readable storage medium, and navigation control method of a terminal device for providing congestion information to a user

Granted: May 14, 2019
Patent Number: 10292071
According to one aspect of an embodiment an information providing device includes a communication unit that communicates with a terminal device used by a user. The information providing device includes an information provision control unit that generates provided information provided to the user in the terminal device and optionally including congestion information presenting a congestion condition and cause the communication unit to transmit the generated provided information to the…

Display screen with graphical user interface

Granted: May 7, 2019
Patent Number: D847849

Information providing apparatus, advertisement delivery system, information providing method, and information providing program

Granted: March 5, 2019
Patent Number: 10223712
There is provided an information providing apparatus including a reception unit, a provision determining unit, and a request reply unit. The reception unit receives provision availability information indicating whether provision of user information for an advertisement delivery apparatus is permitted from a user terminal accessing any one of a plurality of site providing apparatuses or the like. The provision determining unit determines whether the provision availability information…

Evaluation device, evaluation method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Granted: January 15, 2019
Patent Number: 10181155
An evaluation device according to the present application includes an acquisition unit and an evaluation unit. The acquisition unit acquires information related to an enterprise among information which is based on user behavior on a communication network. The evaluation unit evaluates credit of the enterprise based on the information acquired by the acquisition unit. For example, the acquisition unit acquires, as the information which is based on user behavior on the communication…

Storage device, file writing method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Granted: January 8, 2019
Patent Number: 10175907
A storage device according to the present application includes a receiving unit and a control unit. The receiving unit receives a write request for writing a file with a specified directory name. The control unit writes the file in association with a directory of the specified directory name into a memory device, within a range up to an upper limit set for the number of files to be written in the memory device in association with each directory, in response to the write request received…

Advertisement distribution system, advertisement distribution control apparatus, and advertisement distribution control method

Granted: January 8, 2019
Patent Number: 10176490
An advertisement distribution control apparatus according to an embodiment includes a view count determination unit and a distribution/non-distribution decision unit. The view count determination unit determines the number of views of content information being distributed. The distribution/non-distribution decision unit decides whether or not to distribute advertisement information to terminal apparatuses viewing the content information based on the number of views determined by the view…

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Granted: January 8, 2019
Patent Number: 10176590
An image processing apparatus according to the present application includes a reception unit and a specification unit. The reception unit receives image data produced through image capturing by a predetermined image capturing apparatus and including an elliptical figure. The specification unit performs projection transform of the image data so that the elliptical figure included in the image data received by the reception unit appears to be an exact circle, and specifies, based on…

Display screen with animated graphical user interface

Granted: January 8, 2019
Patent Number: D837809

Display screen with animated graphical user interface

Granted: January 8, 2019
Patent Number: D837810

Display screen with animated graphical user interface

Granted: January 8, 2019
Patent Number: D837811

Delivery apparatus, delivery method, terminal device, and non-transitory computer readable storage medium

Granted: December 11, 2018
Patent Number: 10154114
A delivery apparatus according to the present application includes a receiving unit and a delivering unit. The receiving unit receives a delivery request for content from a terminal device. The delivering unit delivers the content corresponding to the delivery request, and user information that is related to a user who is using the terminal device and that is to be added to the content to the terminal device. For example, the delivering unit delivers the user information corresponding to…

Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface

Granted: November 20, 2018
Patent Number: D834046