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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Every day is Amazon Prime Day with Microsoft Bing Rebates

If you haven't joined Microsoft Rewards, there's a rebate program you're missing out on: Microsoft Bing Rebates, which offers cash back across the web. And it's now live for everyone.

Facebook says it will remove Pages and Groups representing QAnon

Facebook has extended its ban against QAnon from posts to any official content "representing" the online movement, including Pages, Groups, and Instagram accounts.

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Google's G Suite becomes Google Workspace, with a new unified UI

Google has changed the name of its G Suite offering to Google Workspace, rolling out its new unified UI as well.

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Is your SSD failing? Microsoft is testing a Windows 10 feature that will tell you

Microsoft's Windows 10 Insider Build 20226 will alert you if your SSD is about to fail, and also allows you to manage multiple Your Phone phones.

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Microsoft debuts the 12-inch Surface Laptop Go, for an affordable $549

Microsoft launches the $549 Surface Laptop Go, a 12-inch notebook PC that boasts a new fingerprint reader and 10th-gen Core chips, but makes some sacrifices to cut costs.

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Microsoft refreshes Surface Pro X tablet with a faster SQ2 chip and new color options

Microsoft revamps the Surface Pro X tablet running Windows on Arm, complete with a new Microsoft SQ2 processor, new keyboard colors, and applications coded to provide better native performance.

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Microsoft's Surface accessories include a keyboard with a dedicated 'heart' emoji key

Microsoft launches a number of Surface accessories for the Surface Pro X and the new Surface Laptop Go, including mice, a number pad, and a Designer Compact keyboard with a dedicated emoji key.

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Google Meet extends unlimited meetings until March, possibly without a key feature

Google will allow anyone with a Gmail account to place unlimited Google Meet calls until March, 2021, but possibly without a key feature for schools.

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Microsoft will solve Windows on ARM’s biggest flaw beginning in November

Microsoft will release code to allow Windows on ARM PCs to run 64-bit X86 code via emulation, allowing every Snapdragon PC to run the same code as one powered by AMD and Intel.

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Microsoft says it has resolved its Microsoft 365 service outage

Microsoft suffered an outage of many of its cloud services Monday afternoon, including Outlook.com and Microsoft Teams. Microsoft says that it's been fixed.

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Ouch! Xbox Series X expansion SSDs will cost $220, Seagate says

Seagate will charge $220 for an external Storage Expansion Card for the Xbox Series X and Series S, a necessary add-on if your Series X-optimized games exceed the capacity of the console's internal SSD.

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Amazon rockets into cloud gaming with Amazon Luna

Amazon launches its Luna cloud gaming service in early access for $5.99 per month and $49.99 for a dedicated Luna Controller that Amazon says will connect directly to its cloud servers.

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Microsoft is testing a Skype Meet Now button in the Windows 10 taskbar

Microsoft is testing a simple Skype Meet Now tool for Windows, which appears as an embedded app on the Taskbar in the latest Windows 10 Dev build.

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A Microsoft Teams smart speaker moves Cortana to the conference room

Microsoft shows a Cortana-powered Microsoft Teams speaker a few months after killing Cortana in the Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker for consumers.

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Here's the timeline for new Microsoft Teams features

Microsoft announced new features for Microsoft Teams at Microsoft Ignite, such as custom layouts, while providing more details on "together mode" and breakouts, plus other features it has already announced.