Salaries for tech professionals are also up this year, according to a recent survey.
The tech world moves so fast that you've probably forgotten about at least some of the big flops that have already happened this year. Here's a quick rundown to keep you in the loop.
The Facebook IPO may have been a fiasco, but don't put the nail in the coffin just yet for other tech offerings this year.
Taiwanese smartphone vendor HTC says certain models of its newest smartphones are reaching their carrier customers, contrary to concerns because of a patent fight with Apple.
Chinese regulatory authorities have approved Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility, paving the way for the deal to close within the week.
The much-anticipated public stock sale got off to a shaky start and never gained the astronomical momentum expected.
The row over Yahoo's leadership intensified over weekend as another major investor called for CEO Scott Thompson to be fired.
Once a leader in the online world, Yahoo has been overshadowed by players like Google and Facebook, and the company is struggling to regain its top-tier status.
UPDATE: Facebook is aiming to initially price shares between $28 and $35, according to documents filed after the markets closed Thursday.