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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Intel debuts Ponte Vecchio, its first Xe GPU for servers

Intel reveals its first Xe chip for the datacenter, code-named Ponte Vecchio, which commits the company to 7nm technology in 2021.

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Microsoft plans to kill off Windows 10's My People app

Microsoft says it will phase out and eventually kill the Windows 10 My People app, because apparently no one used it.

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Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too

Brave Software releases its privacy-minded Brave browser for general use. It's an excellent, streamlined browser that commits itself to your privacy, and with the potential to make you some money, too.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 November 2019 Update goes live, but you have to seek it out

Microsoft is pushing its Windows 10 November 2019 Update out for people who want it via Windows Update.

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Minecraft Earth goes live in preview for the entire United States

Microsoft's augmented-reality version of Minecraft is now yours to try out for iOS and Android.

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15-inch (Ryzen 7) review: The price tag climbs, but battery life drops

We've tested a second 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, this time with a top-of-the-line Ryzen 7 processor inside. You'll pay more for a moderate performance bump, but even more disappointing battery life.

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Xerox's reported HP bid could create a PC and printing juggernaut

The Wall Street Journal reports that Xerox is mulling a bid to take over HP, uniting key players in the copier and printer market.

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How to use Windows' Your Phone app to connect your phone to your PC

We'll walk you through how to use Windows 10's Your Phone app, from basic setup to its ability to show texts and notifications, remotely interact with your Android phone's screen, and even place calls.

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Google's Chrome OS 78 gives Chromebooks virtual desktops, click-to-call, and longer support spans

Google launches Chrome OS 78 with features like click-to-call and virtual desktops, and quietly adds several months to the lifespan of Chromebooks, too.

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Microsoft's 'Project Silica' targets glass as the archival storage medium of the future

Microsoft and Warner Bros. digitized a copy of "Superman" and stored it on a sheet of glass, using lasers.

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Microsoft's 10 biggest Ignite reveals include the new Edge, and more ways to tie Office to the web

As its Ignite conference begins, Microsoft announces numerous features for Bing, Edge, Outlook, Microsoft Search, and its Office apps that use AI and the web to improve productivity.

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Microsoft's discounting its new Surfaces for Black Friday, but HP's $299 laptop may be the steal

Microsoft is offering deals on the new Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro 7 for Black Friday. There are a few super-cheap HP 10th-gen Core laptops as well.

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Hands on with Microsoft's Project xCloud: Putting cellular cloud gaming to the test

We've tried Microsoft's Project xCloud, now available in beta, and it's a surprisingly good experience playing Xbox games over a cellular connection.

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Xbox console streaming goes live for Xbox Insiders

Microsoft turns on the second phase of its cloud gaming experiment, streaming games from your home Xbox to an Android phone.

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AMD reports its highest revenue in 14 years, projects strong Q4 on Ryzen sales

Driven by its Ryzen and Epyc processors, AMD reported revenues that were the highest since the days of Hector Ruiz. Its fourth-quarter outlook is even stronger.