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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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unexpectedly steps down at a critical point in Intel's evolution

Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich stepped down after it was disclosed that he had a consensual relationship with an employee, which is against Intel policy. We consider his legacy and whether his replacement will follow the path he set, in AI, communications, and memory.

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Adobe, Microsoft join to put PDF document creation into the Office ribbon

Only business users or consumers willing to pay for two subscriptions will benefit from this partnership, though. But an upgrade to the free Adobe Scan app is worth your time,

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S5Mark is a 'VPN' that is actually a rootkit in disguise, BitDefender says

A new rootkit, Zacinlo, that attacks United States users of Windows 10 has re-surfaced. It's hidden inside a "VPN" that promises to secure your PC.

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Intel explains how 1-watt panels will add hours to your laptop's battery life

At Computex, Intel showed off its Low Power Display Technology, whose 1-watt panels will allow notebook battery life to push into a 20-hour lifespan while using a Core processor.

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Intel shows how Movidius AI chips and Windows ML will let PCs anticipate your needs

Intel is quietly building a future via its Movidius machine-learning subsidiary where your PC becomes smarter, thanks to Microsoft's Windows ML.

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AMD's new graphics engineer pledges yearly GPU releases to make PCs fun again

One year, one product. The head of AMD's Radeon engineering team says AMD got distracted by tangential products, and that that will change.

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AMD tops Intel with its 32-core Threadripper 2, which will ship this year

AMD didn't have too much to say at Computex, but its announcement of a 32-core Threadripper 2 PC processor was enough. It also opened up its graphics roadmap with 7nm Vega GPUs.

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The Asus Project Precog is a pioneering dual-display laptop, due in 2019

Project Precog is a concept PC formed of two shimmering sheets of glass. Asus showed it at Computex in Taipei, and it just might become reality in 2019. 

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Intel crushes Computex with a 28-core chip, a 5GHz 8086K, two new architectures and more

Intel's Computex news includes a 28-core PC processor, a 5GHz Anniversary Edition chip, its upcoming Whiskey Lake architecture, and we're just getting started.

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How Intel is quietly designing the future of dual-display PCs inside its labs

Intel invites PCWorld into its design labs to view "Tiger Rapids," the first of two dual-screen PC prototypes that will debut this week at the Computex show in Taipei from Asus and Lenovo.

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Asus ScreenPad transforms the ZenBook Pro's touchpad into a magical video screen

The Asus ScreenPad is something magical: a video screen where the touchpad of the ZenBook Pro 15 would go. Oh wait, it is a touchpad!

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850 PC chip boosts performance, pushes battery life to a new high

Qualcomm launches its second chip for Always Connected PCs: the Snapdragon 850, which offers substantial improvements in performance and cellular speeds as it draws closer to 24 hours of battery life.

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Choose your weapon: Asus unveils ROG Strix gaming laptops tuned for shooters or MOBAs

Asus announces ROG Strix Scar II and Hero II gaming laptops tailored for first-person shooters and MOBA games, respectively.

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The Asus ROG Phone brings binned CPUs and ultrasonic shoulder buttons to mobile gaming

The only thing more amazing than the ROG Phone is the incredible array of gaming peripherals that Asus designed alongside it.

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Asus NovaGo review: The promise and the problems with the Always Connected PC

The Asus NovaGo is one of the first Always Connected PCs that uses Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor. But its problems include bugs, app limitations, and the constraints of Windows 10 S.