IBM sets new US patent recordview story

http://www.itwire.com – IBM was granted a record number of US patents during 2011. (IT news)

Digital bonanza for telecoms historiansview story

http://www.itwire.com – The UK's National Archive is to digitise 165 years worth of British Telecom's and its predecessors' historical documents. (IT news)

Drupal conference keynote to focus on accessibilityview story

http://www.itwire.com – One of the major plus points about free and open source software is that it adheres to widely accepted standards. Rarely does any software of this genre seek to create its own standard in order to do what proprietary systems do - grab marketshare. (IT news)

Cigarette study finds little help from nicotine patchesview story

http://www.itwire.com – A January 2012 published study from the United States shows that nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), such as nicotine patches, are no better than "going cold turkey" at preventing the relapse back to smoking after quitting. (IT news)

Rechargeable Power Bar powers Apple Magic Trackpadview story

http://www.itwire.com – Fed up with swapping batteries in your Magic Trackpad? The Mobee Power Bar allows in-place charging. (IT news)

Cisco adds 'cloud video' support to Videoscapeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Cisco has enhanced Videoscape, its IPTV platform for service providers, to enable them to offer a range of cloud-based video services to consumers. (IT news)

Belkin starts year with new look & ‘people inspired’ product offeringsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Belkin today unveiled new branding which it says communicates the company goal of delivering innovative product solutions and reinforces its commitment to creating ‘people-inspired products’. The launch of the new look comes with the release of a raft of new products by Belkin at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (IT news)

Nuance Dragon Go! brings Siri features to Androidview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nuance Communications has released its Dragon Go! Speech recognition and natural language query app for Android devices that brings some of the features of Apple's Siri to Android users. (IT news)

British company looks to create cheap, open platformsview story

http://www.itwire.com – A British community interest company, Rhombus Tech, is part of the way towards developing a micro-computer on a circuit board, much like the Raspberry Pi. (IT news)

Mandriva may be forced to shut downview story

http://www.itwire.com – The French GNU/Linux company, Mandriva, may be forced to shut its doors as soon as January 16, following the refusal of one of its main shareholders to accept a recapitalisation scheme. (IT news)

NASA snaps "amazing" pixs of space station crossing Moonview story

http://www.itwire.com – A NASA photographer has taken a series of pictures of the International Space Station crossing the face of Moon. See the "amazing" composite picture. (IT news)

IT staffers shed 1,500 poundsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Kaiser Permanente's 'CIO Challenge' pumps up IT morale while promoting healthier lifestyles. (IT news)