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The iPad mini is announced, IKEA will be fully sustainable by 2020, and smartphone owners are more likely to vote for Obama.... Links to start your day with.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 24 october 2012

Read about all of Apple’s new product announcements. Red Orbit

Will there be a new SXSW? SXSW

People will be spending more this holiday season across all retail channels. Mashable

Iceland approves crowd-sourced Constitution. Mashable

Chirpify announces shop from Instagram feeds. Chirpify

Even in the e-book era, young people still visiting libraries. Mediacoder

Superman quits the paper to start a blog. USA Today

IKEA will become 100% sustainable by 2020. Wired UK

Since Color failed, what happens to the $41M invested in the company? Fast Company

Can Silicon Alley rival Silicon Valley? Brand Channel

Children spend as much time surfing the web as they do watching TV. Brand Republic

How do big tech firms make money? Swiss Miss

Smartphone owners are more likely to vote for Obama. Mashable

Italian cities’ air is found to be laced with certain drugs. Wired UK

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