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START-UPS MULTIPLY

Posted by Mike Butcher

techcrunch.com

26 September - Back in May, a sort of revolution started in the London tech scene. Songkick brought together 45 start-ups, the first 'Silicon Milkroundabout' - a job fair organised by the start-up community in east London. The event was a great success. The next one (being held at the Truman Brewery on 30 October) is more than doubling to host 100 UK start-ups, with more than 1,000 attendees expected. According to some estimates, there are now more than 500 start-ups in east London, up from 70 three years ago ...

AMAZON TABLET READY

Posted by Darren Allan

techwatch.co.uk

26 September - It seems we are finally going to see Amazon's tablet revealed this week. To get in now with an announcement would also make sense, before next week's iPhone event saps up all the press coverage online. The Amazon tablet is set to attack the iPad, which currently holds three-quarters of the market, and provide the first potential challenge to its dominance ...

NETFLIX'S FILM DEAL

Posted by Amar Toor

engadget.com

26 September - It looks like those rumours of a streaming deal between Netflix and Dreamworks Animation were as good as advertised. Under the contract, which replaces a similar pay-TV pact between Dreamworks and HBO, Netflix will begin offering exclusive access to the studio's new films in 2013 ...

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