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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AMD says its Zen CPU architecture is expected to last four years

Mark Papermaster, AMD's chief technology officer, tells PCWorld that its new Zen chip architecture is expected to last four years, including derivatives.

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ARM: If other ARM chipmakers want to emulate Intel's x86 chips, that's fine

ARM executives said other ARM licensees could follow Qualcomm's lead and emulate Intel's x86 instructions for Windows 10. For its part, ARM is busy with the connected car.

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Mattel and Microsoft reveal Aristotle, a tabletop digital nanny for kids

Mattel shows us how its new "Amazon Echo for kids" interacts with children and other devices around the home.

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Anker enters the TV space with new 100-inch, 1080p laser-projection Nebula TV

Anker's new consumer-electronics brand takes aim at big-screen LCDs with a short-throw projector that can throw 1080p across 100 inches. There's a portable option, too.

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Xiaomi launches a new media router and an updated Mi TV 4, but just for China

Chinese consumer electronics company Xiaomi launched a new media router and an upgraded modular TV, but just for the Chinese market.

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The first Endless budget PC hits the U.S., and wants to teach you how to code

Endless, which previously sold a $79 PC to the developing world, has gone "upscale" with a $249 PC that doubles as a coding tutor.

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You can program Das Keyboard's super-smart 5Q keyboard to tell you when Trump is tweeting

The Das Keyboard 5Q mechanical keyboard turns every key on the keyboard into a programmable indicator that you can configure individually.

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Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake chip, announces Project Alloy VR product plans

Intel shows off virtual reality in a big way at CES, with a massive VR-equipped keynote. But the first showing of its "Cannon Lake" chips and commercializing its Project Alloy VR was the real news.

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HTC hints at wireless VR with new Vive partners and accessories, including the Tracker that can track anything

Thought the HTC Vive was fully developed? Not at all. HTC showed the way to a wireless future, together with new hardware: the Vive Tracker and an improved audio experience.

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Bitdefender’s second Bitdefender Box sniffs your home’s network to detect hackers

Bitdefender’s new Bitdefender Box protects your home devices from being used in DDoS attacks as well as being remotely hacked.

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Kingston's DataTraveler Ultimate Generation flash drive puts 2 terabytes in your pocket

At CES, Kingston debuts the world's largest USB flash drive: the 2TB DataTraveler Ultimate Generation Terabyte drive.

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Hands on with the ODG R-8: AR/VR smartglasses that use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835

Osterhout Design Group allowed reporters to try out the new Android-powered smart glasses—the first design win for Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 System-on-Chip.

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Qualcomm dishes more details on Snapdragon 835, the brains of your future smartphone

Qualcomm officially launches its next smartphone processor, which will begin appearing in products during the first half of 2017, and could offer about two additional hours of battery life.

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Thanks to Neonode's AirBar, the MacBook Air has a touchscreen—kind of

Neonode launches a version of its AirBar for the 13-inch MacBook Air, which gives it “touch” capabilities via projected beams of infrared light.

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Intel kicks Kaby Lake into high gear with more than 40 chips and Optane support

Intel has launched its seventh-generation Core chips, also known as Kaby Lake, for desktops, notebooks, two-and-ones, and more. Support for high-speed Optane memory could be Intel's edge over AMD's impressive Ryzen chips. Here are all the details.