Tech stocks drop; New iPad expected

Quick news from across the Web.

> After reaching new heights, Netflix shares have shed some of their gains this week as tech stocks in general have suffered. Story

> Apple is expected to announce a new version of its iPad at an event on Oct. 22. Story

> Roku is hiring someone to help it partner with more pay-TV distributors. Story

> An analyst told Bloomberg that Teletubbies producer DHX Media could be a takeover target for Netflix. Story

> AwesomenessTV boss says his company's YouTube channels aren't replacing TV. Story

> Disney reached digital international deals for its TV shows. Story

Cable News 

> Amazon recruited a former ABC programming executive involved with "Lost," "Desperate Housewives" and "Grey's Anatomy" to help its original series efforts. Read More

Telecom News 

> CenturyLink is leaning on IPTV to win back customers. Read more

And finally... Twitter and Comcast are working on a project that will let viewers set their DVRs to record shows or watch them directly when they see certain programs discussed on the social media network. A "See It" button will begin appearing on certain tweets about Comcast-owned shows in November. Read more

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