V3 rounds up the biggest news, analysis and features from the past seven days to help you stay up to speed with all the big stories and what they mean for the tech market.
The number of students sitting and passing the Computing A-level rose to 5,383 in 2015 but the number of those taking the ICT A-level fell to 9,124.
Figures from the Joint Council for Qualifications show that 14,507 students sat technology-related exams this year, nearly 1,000 more than the 13,650 in 2014, driven by the additional 1,212 students who took the Computing exam.
Waitrose has highlighted the benefits of embracing the cloud after moving to Google Apps for Work across 340 outlets and 65,000 staff.
The supermarket chain embarked on the switch to Google in late 2013 to improve collaboration. The move saw the company switch from an on-premise Lotus Notes deployment and adopt cloud services like Google+, Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and video chats with Hangouts.
UK cyber security demonstration centre aims to promote SMB innovations to the world
In an exclusive visit to the centre, V3 sat down with Conrad Prince, the UK cyber ambassador and former deputy head of GCHQ, to discuss how SMBs will benefit from a dedicated place to show off the latest security technology.
V3 considers the rationale behind Google's decision to create a new holding company called Alphabet and what it means for the future of the company
The government has announced that it will conduct trials of technologies that could create ‘electric highways’ to power vehicles as they travel.
The tests have been given the go-ahead after a feasibility study commissioned by Highways England focusing on ‘dynamic wireless power transfer’ suggested that there is merit in undertaking real-world tests.
Users are told that their non-existent 'iPhoneID' is expiring soon
Expansion of SDK intended to expand Amazon Alexa ecosystem
Locky returns from a prolonged rest with two new variants
AMD lambasted over Radeon RX Vega pricing that will add an extra £100 to RX Vega 56 and 64 graphics cards
Company accused of failing to tell anyone that the launch prices were only introductory offers