What trends did we see in Q4 2013?
Improving economic conditions and investor confidence resulted in strong or moderate revenue growth posted by many tech companies in the fourth quarter
Consumer Electronics, Software and Internet subsectors reported revenue growth of 25% or more
Mobile and cloud computing continue to lead disruption -- revenue in the worldwide server market declined -4.4% year over year, the fourth consecutive quarter of year over year decline
U.S. continues to lead global tech with 40% share of global tech purchases
China's pace of growth slowed in 2013 and it is expected to remain modest in 2014; lift on IPO freeze in China suggests a surge in 2014 tech IPOs
Worldwide IT spending is projected to increase 3.1% in 2014 compared to flat growth of 0.4% in 2013; business and government purchases of software expected to lead at 7.8%