Phew, 2016 is almost earlier. No doubt you have plenty of highlights and lowlights, no doubt more of the latter. Here, we present the top 10 most read news stories and features, based on audience data, so no post-truth, fake news nonsense here.
These are all real stories that grabbed our readers and no doubt set tongues a-wagging, from major security scares to IoT innovations. Who knows what 2017 will bring, but no doubt it'll be wild.
Holders of bitcoin could find themselves with free 'bitcoin cash' following a hard fork - but only if they have their private key
Ryzen shine: New microprocessors help boost AMD revenues by 19 per cent to $1.22bn in second quarter
Successful launch of Ryzen 5 and 7 CPUs helps boost sales at AMD
Flagship device also supports firm's modular MotoMod add-ons
Comes just week after firm announced plans to bin the service