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UK’s Magical Mushroom Company uses mycelium to replace plastic packaging

Global plastic waste has more than doubled, and 40% of that waste comes from packaging. Luckily there is no shortage of sustainable packaging startups in Europe. Just take a look: Circleback (Germany)

Apple launches its new app privacy labels across all its App Stores

At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June, the company announced it would soon require developers to disclose their app’s privacy practices to customers via new, glanceable summar

TikTok strikes new licensing agreement with Sony Music

TikTok announced this morning it has signed a new licensing agreement with Sony Music Entertainment (SME) that will allow the short-form video app to continue to offer songs from Sony Music artists fo

Spotify will now allow artists and labels to promote tracks in your recommendations

Spotify announced today it will begin to test a new service that gives artists more of a say in how their music is discovered on the Spotify platform. At launch, the service will allow artists and lab

Replacing plastic with plant pulp for sustainable packaging attracts a billionaire backer

In a small suburb of Melbourne, two entrepreneurs are developing a technology that could mean big changes for the packaging industry. Stuart Gordon and Mark Appleford are the co-founders of Varden, a

Package Free picks up $4.5 million to scale sustainable CPG products

The climate crisis continues to be just that… a crisis. And it’s spurring people across the country (and globe) to take action, particularly when it comes to their own lifestyle. Lauren Si

Spotify’s new ad metrics show what listeners do after they click

Spotify is launching new analytics tools to help artists and their teams better understand how well their ads are working. The company today says it’s rolling out new streaming conversion metric

Spotify strikes new deal with indy giant Merlin ‘competitive’ with big labels

Spotify — the streaming music company with 50 million paying users — has been working on┬árenegotiating licensing deals with labels over the last several months — a critical move to

Gmail’s New Compose View Now Gives You The Ability To Add Labels And Stars

If you haven’t jumped ship on using Gmail’s desktop app, you might be happy to know that its recently released compose view has gotten a few new handy features. Today, the team announced t

New packaging concept helps lazy shoppers find fresh produce

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/fresh-barcode-cabbage.jpg" />Don't you hate standing in the supermarket, with all those <em>people</em> standing around you, peering in y

Dubious Rumor Alert: Apple is not starting a record label with Jay-Z

We like BGR as much as the next blog, but we’re calling horse hockey on the Boy’s rumor that Jay-Z is starting a new label for Apple. While we’re sure there’s a nugget of truth