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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Recent antivirus tests are bad news for paid security suites

If you want a basic antivirus service to protect your PC, the December tests performed by AV-Test.org indicate that Windows' own Windows Defender can do the job without worry.

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AMD and Nvidia's unsettled earnings suggest lower GPU prices could hang on

Though AMD reported healthy fourth-quarter profits and revenue, it pointed to a continued oversupply in the GPU market that implies that Nvidia and AMD graphics cards will remain cheap for for a month or two.

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How to use Microsoft Word's Resume Assistant to look for a new job... on LinkedIn

Yes, the Resume Assistant within Microsoft Word will help you polish your resume, but it's more of a portal to LinkedIn's own job network.

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Windows 10's April 2019 Update should be as straightforward as its name

Microsoft's next feature update appears to be officially named the Windows 10 April 2019 Update, reflecting the spit and polish Microsoft is emphasizing, as opposed to new features.

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Intel addresses processor shortages, CEO hunt after reporting disappointing fourth-quarter results

After announcing fourth-quarter results, Intel executives say they're close to wrapping up a period of processor shortages as the company hunts for a permanent CEO.

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Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft now builds in NewsGuard, an extension to help rate how trustworthy a news site is, within its Edge browser for Android and iOS smartphones.

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Hands on: The Kensington SD7000 dock turns a Surface tablet into a Surface Studio

The $399 Kensington SD7000 docking station for Microsoft Surface tablets provides a sturdy platform for use as a secondary monitor, and supplies an array of ports, too.

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For Windows 7 users, the glory days of Microsoft are ending in about a year

Support for both the Windows 7 and Windows 10 Mobile operating systems runs out in about a year's time.

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'Collection #1' reveals 773 million email addresses, passwords in one of largest data breaches ever

Over 1,160,253,228 combinations of email addresses and passwords have been published online in one of the largest data breaches ever. Check to see if your data has been slurped up.

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Microsoft separates Cortana from search in new Windows 10 preview build

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider build 18317, which separates search and Cortana within the taskbar, adds a new way of importing fonts, and makes some changes to the "inbox" apps like Photos.

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Intel kills Optane 'Core+' desktop processor bundles as 3D XPoint venture dissolves

Intel cites lack of market demand in issuing plans to discontinue several bundles that combine its Core processors and Optane memory technology.

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Intel's new 'F-series' Core chips lack an integrated GPU, and probably aren't worth your money

Intel's new F-series chips lack a GPU, and are priced the same as otherwise identical Intel processors with integrated graphics.

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Lisa Su on the record: AMD's CEO talks Ryzen, Vega, ray tracing, and lots more at CES

AMD chief executive Lisa Su talks candidly about ray tracing hardware, 3rd-gen Ryzen, clock speeds and cores, and a number of other topics following her CES 2019 keynote. Here's the full transcript.

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Gigabyte's Aero 15 optimizes itself to save power and push performance

Gigabyte's Aero 15 uses Microsoft's Azure AI and machine learning to tune itself on the fly.

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Victory, Royole: The FlexPai is the first folding phone we've seen

Royole's FlexPai delivers the first folding Android phone, that literally unfolds into a tablet. But will U.S. carriers buy in?