Motorola scores initial victory in Apple patent battleview story

http://www.itwire.com – Motorola Mobility has scored an initial victory over Apple in an intellectual property dispute in which Apple alleged that Motorola had violated three of its patents relating to smartphones. (IT news)

DBCDE plans Telework week to drive NBN demandview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Federal Government is to stage a Telework Week in November "to showcase benefits of working from home" and to, hopefully, increase demand for services delivered over the NBN. (IT news)

C&W teams with Equinix to offer cloud services worldwideview story

http://www.itwire.com – C&W Worldwide has partnered with data centre operator Equinix to expand its cloud computing service - presently available only in the UK - to customers around the world. (IT news)

Journald: just a reinvention of the wheel?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Two months back, Red Hat developers Lennart Poettering and Kay Sievers proposed a fundamental change to the structure of Linux in the shape of the Journal daemon, meant to replace the venerable syslog. (IT news)

Big rise in registrations for Drupal Downunderview story

http://www.itwire.com – There has been nearly a 25 per cent rise in the number of registrations for the Drupal Downunder conference this year as compared to 2011, according to the chief organiser, Donna Benjamin. (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– The UK's National Archive is to digitise 165 years worth of British Telecom's and its predecessors' historical documents.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)

IBM sets new US patent recordview story

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

Dell picks SUSE for Linux cloud offeringview story

http://www.itwire.com – Dell has chosen SUSE as the first Linux distribution available on its Dell Cloud with VMware vCloud Datacenter Service. (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)