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More valley, less silicon: Is China’s dragon about to roar?

More than four out of 10 global executives polled by KPMG believe that the world center of technology innovation will not be Silicon Valley within four years. And among those who believe that Silicon Valley will lose its place as the de facto world capital of technology, a similar four out of 10 believe China will house the next dynamo of technological creation.

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Survey: Businesses are ravenous for the new iPad

Looks like more than just consumers are excited about the new Apple iPad unveiled last week. A new survey from ChangeWave Research indicates that more than a fifth of businesses will soon buy a tablet, with the iPad as the most preferred device.

What most of us will be doing on holidays: Checking our work email

The holidays are a time for good food, gathering with loved ones, frantic trips to overcrowded malls and paid time-off from work — well almost. A majority of the U.S. workforce will be checking their work email over holidays this year, according to a new study.

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E-readers post surprisingly robust gains, tablet growth slower

After the iPad debuted last year, some people predicted e-readers would fade away, becoming at best niche products. But a report from the Pew Internet Project Monday shows a different trend: E-readers like Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Amazon’s Kindle are growing at a faster rate than tablet computers like the Apple iPad.

Survey: Yes, the Verizon iPhone drops far fewer calls than AT&T’s

Even before the Verizon iPhone launched, pretty much everyone expected it to drop calls less than the iPhone on AT&T, which has become notorious for its network flakiness. Now a survey by ChangeWave Research shows us just how much better Verizon’s iPhone is at sustaining a simple phone call.

Why we break up… with a brand

A new study just released by ExactTarget and CoTweet finds that more than 90 percent of consumers have “broken up” with at least one brand via Facebook, email or Twitter.

Survey: 8% of Americans on the Web use Twitter

In a new survey by Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 8 percent of all American adults who are on the Internet said that they use Twitter.

Startup founders want just-in-time financing (survey)

Venture capitalists and angel investors who are working on buffing their brand image and building relationships with entrepreneurs may be wasting their time, according to a newly released survey of 363 startup executives who recently raised funds or plan to do so within the next year.