Mark Hachman

Senior Editor

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.

How to remove ransomware: Use this battle plan to fight back

AMD: Sorry, there will be no official Ryzen drivers for Windows 7
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AMD: Sorry, there will be no official Ryzen drivers for Windows 7

Some PC users will again be forced to choose: the latest hardware or Windows 7?

Microsoft sets the stage for Cortana-powered smart devices

Microsoft sets the stage for Cortana-powered smart devices

Microsoft's first moves won't be in the home, it appears, but in the car

Windows RT done right? Regular Windows apps will run on new ARM-based PCs

Windows RT done right? Regular Windows apps will run on new ARM-based PCs

Microsoft-Qualcomm deal puts Windows 10 and Win32 apps on ARM-based PCs, using several techniques

Could Cortana 2.0 be a chatbot? Microsoft's new AI chief hasn't ruled it out

Could Cortana 2.0 be a chatbot? Microsoft's new AI chief hasn't ruled it out

Microsoft's XiaoIce and Tay chatbots could teach Cortana a thing or two

Sunrise calendar is dead, and only some features live on in Outlook

Sunrise calendar is dead, and only some features live on in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook for iOS and Android still hasn't achieved feature parity with Sunrise

'Fastest smartphone chip ever,' the A10 Fusion, powers Apple's new iPhone 7

'Fastest smartphone chip ever,' the A10 Fusion, powers Apple's new iPhone 7

Apple's A10 Fusion at the heart of the iPhone 7 is the most powerful chip ever to appear in a smartphone, the company claimed. Apple's new ARM processor allocates low-effort jobs to special low-powered cores, then ramps up the...

Yes, Windows 10 subscriptions are coming, at least for enterprise

Yes, Windows 10 subscriptions are coming, at least for enterprise

Microsoft confirms it will offer Windows 10 as a monthly subscription for enterprises, again raising questions of how the model might be applied to consumers

Why Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion, in one word: Cortana

Why Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26 billion, in one word: Cortana

Know everything about your business contact before you even walk into the room

Death of Intel's Atom casts shadow over rumored Surface Phone

Death of Intel's Atom casts shadow over rumored Surface Phone

Microsoft still reportedly remains committed to Windows 10 Mobile running on ARM chips. But is that enough?

Comcast raises trial data caps to a terabyte but won't commit to nationwide rollout

Comcast raises trial data caps to a terabyte but won't commit to nationwide rollout

That sounds like an enormous amount of data, but 4K video could eat that up quickly

Opera browser build adds a first: Free, unlimited VPN for secure surfing

Opera browser build adds a first: Free, unlimited VPN for secure surfing

Suddenly, it's a lot easier to surf privately online -- assuming the beta works

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