Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

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As PCWorld's senior staff writer, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

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Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiers

Silicon Valley residents won't have to wait for Google Fiber: The cable giant says it will roll out the service in May.

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Microsoft's universal Office apps coming to Windows 10 phone preview in April

Microsoft will replace Office Mobile with its new Office 'universal' apps, but you'll need a Windows 10 phone to receive the new benefits.

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Microsoft showed us the future of Office, and here are the 5 things it must improve

The new universal apps promise a seamless experience, but we're not quite there yet.

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Google could power Yahoo search under new agreement

Although Yahoo has once again agreed to serve Microsoft Bing ads and search results, the deal is non-exclusive.

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Windows 10 finally gets drag-and-drop support for virtual desktops

Microsoft fills in one of the odder holes inside its Windows 10 feature set.

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A revamped Microsoft Delve looks like a corporate mashup of Facebook and LinkedIn

Delve has leaped beyond curating documents to curating everything about you and your job. There's even a blog and mobile apps.

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Revamped Skype for Business rolls out for Office 365, quietly bumping off Lync

Microsoft will debut the Skype for Business client as part of Office 365 this month, rebranding the now-defunct Lync service.

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Hands on: Windows 10 Build 10051 brings impressive new features to phones, but slowly

You can see the improvements, but we're a little surprised Microsoft released alpha code this balky.

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Microsoft says it will kill Internet Explorer for phones as it rolls out new Windows 10 build

Microsoft has released Build 10051 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, adding the Project Spartan browser, plus new or updated Mail, Calendar, Maps, Phone, and Messaging apps.

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Dropbox, Microsoft Office Online partnership extends to the Web

If you use Microsoft's Office Online, you can now save and edit documents in Dropbox.

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This fake Microsoft Surface phone is the flagship smartphone we want

Microsoft has promised new flagship phones to coincide with Windows 10. If only this completely fake Surface phone was one of them.

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Microsoft: New Windows 10 technical preview for phones will be released Friday

Microsoft needs to make a splash with its new release, the first since February.

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Microsoft to show Office 2016, Office for Windows 10 apps next week

Microsoft says it will reveal more details of how Microsoft Office universal apps and Office 2015 will interact with Windows 10.

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Microsoft's Work and Play Bundle is back, and more convenient than ever

If you're in the market for Office 365, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Music, and free Skype calls, Microsoft has a deal for you.

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Bing reigns supreme in March Madness picks as Satya Nadella destroys competition

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella proves to be an expert in picking NCAA men's basketball games.