The year may be coming to an end, but the technology industry is still hard at it, as the interest in last week's diverse mix of content on V3 proved.
Security clearly remains top of the agenda. Adobe and Microsoft issued their final security updates of 2016, containing numerous fixes for a range of products which no doubt sent IT admins scrambling.
Elsewhere, the EU unveiled plans for new cyber security legislation that would, among other things, require companies to disclose security attacks to help others prepare themselves ahead of any breach. Security experts cautiously welcomed the proposals, saying that they represent a step in the right direction for combating cyber threats.
Finally, with Christmas approaching, it was perhaps not surprising that our rundown of the best smartwatches unveiled in 2015 proved popular as those thinking of a wearable as a festive gift considered their options.
Adobe updates Flash Player to resolve 79 security flaws
Yet more fixes for popular product
Best smartwatches of 2015: Apple Watch, Moto 360 and Samsung Gear S2
V3 considers who deserves the wearables crown for 2015
Aer Lingus, easyJet and Chiltern Railways accused of exposing credit card data
Wandera claims challenged by firms
Google bulks up Gmail security with data loss prevention tool
Tool aims to bring more security to popular email platform
Microsoft passes 130 security fixes for 2015 with final Patch Tuesday update
Firm dwarfs 2014 security patch total
EU agrees security laws that will force firms to disclose cyber threats
Also wants nation states to work more closely to stop and prevent attacks
UK cash machines at risk as Windows XP Embedded support cut-off looms
End of support could leave ATMs exposed
Devon County Council uses big data and IoT to tackle traffic congestion in Exeter
Project aims to improve city life
Google claims D-Wave quantum computer is 100 million times faster at some compute problems
Major breakthrough touted
Containers set to replace virtual machines within a few years
ElasticHost CEO upbeat on future of containers
North Korean hackers reportedly step up their activity as tensions with the US increase
Ice Lake probably won't appear before 2019 at the earliest
Krzanich follows Kevin Plank of Under Armor and Kenneth Frazier of Merck
Release of latest version of Android imminent