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Parasoft has opened an office in London, it was announced. Parasoft has been looking to expand its presence in Europe. The company's first London-based office provides access to all major EU markets. John Rodford, former Sales Director for Reasoning UK and Continuus Software, has been installed as managing director. As director of the London office, Parasoft said, he will be responsible for setting up and driving Parasoft's sales and support strategy in Europe - a clear indicator of the company's desire to crack overseas markets. Dr. Adam Kolawa, CEO of Parasoft, said, "The London office, under Rodford's leadership, will enable Parasoft to expand its presence in Europe and increase the service and support that we provide to our European customers." He added, "John's experience provides him with a strong understanding of the software development issues affecting compa... (more)

AMD Introduces Turion 64 Mobile Technology

AMD today introduced AMD Turion 64 mobile technology, the latest in a succession of computing innovations based on the industry-leading AMD64 architecture. AMD Turion 64 mobile technology is uniquely optimized to bring award-winning AMD64 performance to thinner and lighter notebook PCs with longer battery life, enhanced security, and compatibility with the latest graphics and wireless solutions, both today and tomorrow. "We have unleashed 64-bit mobile performance, allowing business professionals and on-the-go consumers to explore the freedom of mobile productivity with AMD Turio... (more)

Will the Mac OS Now Be Offered by Dell?

"If Apple decides to open the Mac OS to others, we would be happy to offer it to our customers," said Michael Dell (pictured) in an e-mail to Fortune magazine reporter David Kirkpatrick. Is the PC industry back where it was in 1981? That is, when IBM first introduced its PC, assembled with a non-IBM operating system and a non-IBM micrprocessor (running at the screamingly fast rate of 4.33Mhz), the world held its breath for months waiting first for someone to "clone" it, and then to see IBM's reaction. Compaq lept into the fray, no suits were filed, and an industry was born, with ... (more)

SYS-CON Media Publishes IT Solutions Guide, Technology Solutions From Top Vendors

The latest issue of SYS-CON's quarterly IT Solutions Guide will debut next week at the upcoming JavaOne Show in San Francisco. The current issue of the ITSG offers IT solutions from the leading i-technology companies, including ClearNova (www.clearnova.com), EV1 Servers (www.ev1servers.com), Extentech (www.extentech.com), GraphOn Software (www.graphon.com), Hosting.com (www.hosting.com), Synaptris( www.synaptris.com), InterSystems (www.intersystems.com), JadeLiquid Software (www.jadeliquid.com), MapInfo (www.mapinfo.com), Parasoft (www.parasoft.com), PDF Tools AG (www.pdftools.co... (more)

Schmidt Says Google Not Copying PayPal

Recent remarks by Scot Wingo, chief executive of ChannelAdvisor, a Morrisville, N.C. e-commerce consulting firm, at a financial conference indicated that he thought Google would be launching against PayPal later this year. http://webservices.sys-con.com/read/101680.htm Now Google CEO Eric Schmidt has denied this intention in a sort of non-denial fashion, stating that Google does "not intend to offer a person-to-person, stored-value payments system." He did say that the company is developing "payment services (that) are a natural evolution of Google's existing online products and ... (more)