Mark Hachman

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.

Nvidia’s GPU neural network tops Google

By using its own GPUs for the calculations, researchers at Stanford created a neural network that easily tops Google's previous effort.
9 years ago

Bing voice search improves accuracy, speed

In 2012, Microsoft's Rick Rashid blew an Asian audience away with a live translation of his speech, into Mandarin. On Monday, Bing added some of that technology to Bing Voice Search.
9 years ago

Gliffy goes HTML5, adds Visio support

Diagram creator and editor Gliffy has reworked its engine to be powered by HTML5, transitioning over from Flash. The shift significantly improves performance, its CEO says, while adding new features like Google Drive.
9 years ago

Acer bets big on Android (yes, Android) PCs

Are you ready for Droidtops and Droidbooks? They’re coming! Acer's "prototype" N3-220 Android is the first in a series of PCs that will use Google's free mobile OS to carve out a new niche in the ultracompetitive PC market.
9 years ago