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 CEO confirms Threadripper is alive, well, and 'moving up'

In a question-and-answer session with reporters following her Computex keynote, AMD CEO Lisa Su addresses questions concerning Threadripper, Huawei, and ray tracing.

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ARM's Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU will give your next phone a major performance boost

ARM announces its new Cortex-A77 processor and Mali-G77 GPU at Computex, together with a new Machine Learning core designed for object detection by smartphone cameras.

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Intel boldly claims its 'Ice Lake' integrated graphics are as good as AMD's

Intel supplies benchmarks to prove that the upcoming Gen11 graphics integrated in Ice Lake chip are worth buying for their gaming performance.

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Intel reveals the beastly Core i9-9900KS, likely its fastest gaming chip (for real)

Intel announces the Core i9-990KS, which will vie for the crown of best gaming processor with its ability to scale to 5GHz across all cores.

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How to type kaomoji on your PC in Windows 10

Here's how to type kaomoji using the emoji keyboard within Microsoft's Windows 10.

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Huawei devices disappear from Microsoft Store and Best Buy, but remain on Amazon, Newegg

Retailers like Microsoft and Best Buy appear to be following the edict of the Trump administration and are removing Huawei-branded phones and PCs from store shelves. Amazon, though, has yet to follow suit.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 May 2019 Update is live—here's how to get it

Microsoft has made the Windows 10 May 2019 Update available for those who wish to update manually via Windows Update. It will roll out slowly to everyone else.

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Firefox 67 arrives with faster performance and enhanced Private Browsing features

Mozilla's Firefox 67 debuts today, with a renewed emphasis on faster page loads and new privacy enhancements, some of which reproduce features in other browsers.

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Windows 10 May 2019 Update: The best hidden features

Windows 10's May 2019 Update offers many small and subtle improvements that are worth calling out. From display brightness to cursor boldness to GameBar tweaks, get the details here.

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Microsoft's latest Windows 10 Build 18894 fixes a big problem with the May 2019 Update

Windows Search will now power File Explorer within Windows 10 Build 18894, apparently solving one of the issues with the May 2019 Update that's rolling out soon.

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Intel roadmap confirms 10nm 'Tiger Lake' chip with Xe graphics, more Ice Lake and Lakefield details

As part of its investor day conference, Intel disclosed the existence of the 10nm Tiger Lake chip, as well as more performance details on Ice Lake and Lakefield.

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Intel commits to shipping 7nm chips by 2021, an aggressive change of pace

After being forced to extend its 14nm Core processors by several years, Intel now says it can launch both 10nm and 7nm products within two years.

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Intel unveils Project Athena Open Labs to develop next-gen thin, light, always-connected laptops

As Intel's partners ready Project Athena thin-and-light notebooks for shipment later this year, Intel's Open Labs will provide engineering guidance to work out any manufacturing kinks.

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Google and Chrome pledge to crack down on snooping third-party web cookies

Google says its Chrome browser will allow you to purge third-party advertising cookies. Google will also publish a browser extension revealing the source of web ads you see.

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Here's how Microsoft Collections, Edge's new research tool, will work

Microsoft introduces Collections, a way to collect images, text, and webpages from the Internet to create your own little research archive for planning a trip or just collecting information. Here's how it will work.