Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

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's 2nd-gen Ryzen Pro mobile chips see some traction with HP, Lenovo design wins

AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen Pro microprocessors boast an integrated Vega GPU, and have won designs from HP and Lenovo.

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Microsoft releases alpha versions of its Microsoft Edge on Chromium browser for you to try

Microsoft posts an early, public version of its Edge browser running on top of the Chromium platform used by Google Chrome.

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Microsoft will ship the Windows 10 May 2019 Update in late May, giving you power over updates

Microsoft announces a prolonged testing period for what is now the Windows 10 May Update, including more powerful Windows Update controls that allow everyone to delay patches for up to 35 days.

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Microsoft has closed its e-bookstore, and everything you purchased will vanish in July

Microsoft has decided to withdraw from selling ebooks, offering refunds for everything you've purchased. But anything you've purchased will vanish by this summer.

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Google Gmail celebrates 15 years by adding scheduled email and Smart Compose for mobile

As Gmail turns 15, Google adds features like scheduled email and Smart Compose for writing email on the go.

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Wunderlist's death by a thousand cuts continues as Microsoft axes Cortana integration

As of April 15, you'll no longer be able to access Wunderlist via Windows 10's Cortana.

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Update: Google Gmail, Microsoft Outlook.com add 'dynamic email,' to avoid the pain of new tabs

Google's Gmail will suck in a small corner of the internet to allow you to research hotel rooms or add a pin to your Pinterest board from within an email. Outlook.com will as well.

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Vivaldi 2.4 enhances the browser's tab wizardry

Vivaldi has a reputation for being an extremely configurable browser, and it's even more flexible with release 2.4 and its icon and tab rearranging.

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5G could be the foundation of next-gen 'cloud VR'

AT&T, Ericsson, and a number of companies showed off streamed VR to headsets, using 5G to minimize nausea-inducing latencies while keeping the resolutions high.

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Update: Asus issues fix for ShadowHammer attack, and a tool to detect if your PC was affected

Kaspersky Lab confirmed that perhaps a million Asus PCs have unwittingly downloaded an infected version of the Asus Live Update utility using an attack called ShadowHammer. Asus has issued a patch.

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Intel kills the Compute Card, a small-form-factor modular computing product that didn't stick

Intel said Thursday that it will sell out existing inventory of its small, modular Compute Cards but make no further investments.

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Data caps must die: How Google and Microsoft's cloud gaming ambitions could conquer ISP greed

If Google Stadia, Microsoft XCloud, and Sony PlayStation Now are to succeed, ISP data caps have to die. For once, some big companies might be fighting right alongside consumers against ISP greed.

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Intel promises 9th-gen mobile Core processors will arrive 'very, very soon'

Intel promises that its 9th-generation mobile Core chips, specifically the H-series parts for premium notebooks, are just around the corner.

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Microsoft Teams taps AI to boost new background, whiteboarding features

Microsoft Teams turns two this week, and Microsoft is leaning on its investments in artificial intelligence to improve the capabilities of its collaboration package.

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Microsoft ports Xbox Live to Android, iOS to extend the reach of Xbox

Microsoft announces an initiative tied to the Game Developers Conference to bring games on Android, iOS and Switch to its Xbox Live platform.