The online buying market in Australia leapt by $52 million in just six months this year as the industry stays on track to reach or exceed predictions of a total market value of $400 million by the end of this year.
Australia's online general advertising market has apparently regained its pre-global financial crisis optimism, growing this year for the fifth year running and increasing by 11 percent to reach a value of $568 million.
Today Gartner released a preliminary set of results for the global PC market in the fourth quarter of 2013, indicating that PC sales fell 6.9% to 82.6 million units.
2013 has certainly been a historically tough year for PCs and the industry that builds and sells them. Gartner, with its fourth quarter predictions now mostly in place, estimates that the PC market shrank 10% during the year.