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Solving Spectre and Meltdown may ultimately require an entirely new type of processor

Are Meltdown and Spectre too fundamental to patch? One expert suggests they may be.
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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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