In the technology world, no question comes up more frequently these days than "Are we in a bubble?" And while it's not up to us at CNBC to answer that question, we do sometimes happen upon little nuggets—data, anecdotes, tweets and the occasional wild party that can possibly help others make their own assessments. When we do, we'll share them in an occasional column we're calling "Bubble watch?"
The number of technology companies going public just keeps climbing. And the deals just keep getting bigger.
Worldwide, 43 tech companies went public in the second quarter, raising a total of $12.3 billion, according to PWC's Global Technology IPO Review for Q2. That's a year-over-year increase of 153 percent and 327 percent, respectively.