It may be summer (even if the weather doesn't know) but the tech market shows no signs of going on holiday. A busy week saw V3 readers interested in everything from AR plans to graphene breakthroughs.
There was also the news that G4S has gone Google to cut costs by standardising on one set of productivity and cloud software.
meanwhile, Microsoft has bought LinkedIn for a cool $26.2bn in a move that mainly seems to have been a play for access to a huge trove of data on the world's professionals.
OnePlus 3 vs HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 Edge vs LG G5 vs Huawei P9
We pit five Android handsets against one another
Engineering giant Aecom plans to use Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality headsets
Business use of new technologies starting to emerge
G4S moves 70,000 workers to Google to cut costs
Standardises on one platform
MIT graphene breakthrough could make chips a million times faster
Could have huge impact on processor power
The future of Hadoop is IoT and cloud, says Cloudrea's Doug Cutting
Technologies growing together
Galaxy S7 vs Galaxy S7 Active head-to-head review
Is the tough version of the S7 worthy of its name?
Cisco launches $10m cyber security scholarship programme to tackle skills gap
More efforts to ensure future workers have cyber skills
WWDC: Apple's new ADFS file system brings improved encryption and features for SSDs
Ongoing efforts to protect device data
Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2bn
Surprise deal sees firm going after the data
Apple faces sales ban in China after losing iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus copyright case
But iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus not included
AlphaBay users had flocked to Hansa after it was closed down - not realising it had already been taken over by Dutch police
Microsoft closes in on $100bn annual revenues with sales weighing-in at $23.3bn
Moves to take down cyber-squatted domains reveals Fancy Bear hacking network, claims Microsoft
Intel claims 'world first' in artificial intelligence that can be plugged-in almost anywhere