Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

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As PCWorld's senior editor, 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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Stretchy OLED technology could pave way for new smart fabrics, wearables, even tablets

Michigan State University researchers have come up with something new in foldable displays: a foldable, stretchable OLED circuit that can be printed using a conventional inkjet printer.

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The 7 security threats to technology that scare experts the most

Researchers from the SANS Institute outline the top seven threats that security researchers dread this year—and ransomware's just the beginning.

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Microsoft's Email Insights finally adds some useful search smarts to Outlook

Email Insights, a new app from the Microsoft Garage, brings your most relevant email search results to the top of your Outlook inbox.

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HP hardens EliteBook protection with Sure Click, a browser secured in virtual hardware

HP will introduce a new security feature called Sure Click, creating a virtualization layer that will protect browsers on its new EliteBook x360 G2 notebook.

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Intel's 8th-gen 'Coffee Lake' chips reuse 14nm process as other Core CPUs ease into new tech

Intel has indicated not one but two new chips—a 14nm chip for desktops, known as Coffee Lake, alongside the 10nm Cannon Lake—will launch sometime before the end of the year.

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How to use Microsoft's Paint 3D: Creating cool 3D scenes has never been so much fun

Microsoft's cool new 3D creation tool, Paint 3D, is headed your way as part of the Windows 10 Creators Update. We'll show you how it works, as well as the easy way to create fun 3D objects and scenes.

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Intel demotes PCs, giving datacenter chips first crack at new technologies

The PC's fall from grace is official. Intel said Thursday that going forward, its Xeon and other server processors will get first crack at the company's latest manufacturing processes, while PCs will have to take a number.

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Windows 10's Cortana adds Suggested Reminders to help you keep your promises

Microsoft pushes Suggested Reminders for Cortana to all Windows 10 users today. Now, Microsoft's digital assistant can proactively remind you to keep promises you may have forgotten.

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AMD: Sorry, there will be no official Ryzen drivers for Windows 7

AMD responds to a report that suggested the company would write drivers for Microsoft's Windows 7, the preferred OS of many PC gamers.

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Kim Stevenson's exit from Intel hints at problems in its PC business

The second-in-command of Intel's PC chip business, Kim Stevenson, has left the company unexpectedly.

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Windows 10 Build 15031 slips in handy video and auto-locking features ahead of Creators Update

With Windows 10 Insider Build 15031, Microsoft has added two nice improvements to Windows 10: a feature to auto-lock your PC when you step away, and a capability to strip out video into a small, floating window.

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The best consumer antivirus products of 2016 are Avira and Norton, test labs say

AV-Test and AV-Comparatives have published their end-of-year awards for the best antimalware products of 2016, selecting Symantec's Norton and Avira as the ones to buy.

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If you've ever owned a PC with a DVD drive, you may get a $10 settlement

A proposed class-action settlement will pay you $10 per DVD drive that you purchased, either separately or as part of a PC, between 2003 and 2008.

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Intel packs a tablet chip from yesteryear inside New Balance's new RunIQ smartwatch

Yes, smartwatches like the New Balance RunIQ are growing more powerful every day. But when they start using former phone and tablet processors like the Atom, things can get a little crazy.

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Windows 10's Creators Update bug bash begins, signalling an end to new feature releases

Windows 10's milestone bug bash lets us know that Microsoft's moving into the final, bug-fixing phase of the Windows 10 Creators Update development process.