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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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.

AMD 64-core Rome CPU to be used in new Epyc

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.

Gigabyte Aero 15

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.

Royole FlexPai

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?

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AMD's CEO Lisa Su confirms ray tracing GPU development, hints at more 3rd-gen Ryzen cores

AMD's chief executive builds off her CES introduction of Radeon VII and the 3rd-generation Ryzen with disclosures about ray tracing plans, more cores for its Ryzen chips, and more.

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Battlestation alert! This Targus USB-C dock connects four monitors

Who wouldn't want to plug their USB-C notebook into four monitors? This Targus dock is tailor-made for that.

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AMD announces 3rd-gen Ryzen and Radeon VII, beating Intel and Nvidia to 7nm

AMD CEO Lisa Su took the stage for the first time at CES, giving details about AMD's next-gen Ryzen CPU and its 7nm Vega GPU, now branded Radeon VII.

Intel Optane plus flash

Intel's Optane Memory H10 marries super-fast Optane and SSD storage on one M.2 card

Combining Intel's Optane Memory technology and flash memory onto a single expansion card gives thin-and-light PCs a performance boost without sacrificing board space, Intel says.

SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD

SanDisk's Extreme Pro portable SSD is so fast you can edit video on it

The SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD is designed for video editors, who can take advantage of the drive's 1GB/s read speeds for editing.

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Lenovo's Yoga S940 intros Smart Assist eye-tracking, noise filtering, and a glass-wrapped display

Lenovo's consumer-friendly Yoga S940 boasts features like Dolby Atmos and 8th-gen Core chips, but a bundle of "Smart Assist" technologies sets it apart.

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Lenovo upgrades the Yoga C730 with a beautiful AMOLED display

Lenovo's new Yoga C730 boasts the latest 8th-gen Core chips, JBL speakers, and Dolby Atmos audio, but it's the 15.6-inch AMOLED display that will sell it.

Comcast Xfinity xFi Security

Comcast xFinity xFi Advanced Security will protect all your connected devices for $5.99/mo

Comcast taps CujoAI's IoT cloud protection service to protect any and all connected devices in your home via the new Xfinity xFi Advanced Security, using its Xfinity xFi gateways.

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Intel reveals its 10nm Ice Lake Core and stacked Lakefield CPUs, and 'Project Athena' for laptops

Intel's surprisingly newsy press conference at CES ushered in its new Core chip, Ice Lake, plus a few surprises: a stakced "Lakefield" chip and "Project Athena," its