Europe – TechCrunch 2 January 2018

UK eyeing ‘extremism’ tax on social media giants

 The UK government has kicked off the new year with another warning shot across the bows of social media giants. Read More

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Lab-made meat startup SuperMeat raises $3M seed to develop ‘clean’ chicken

 SuperMeat, an Israeli biotech and food-tech startup that is developing lab-made chicken meat, has raised $3 million in seed funding, as it becomes the latest of a crop of so-called ‘clean meat’ companies to get off the ground. Others in the space include Bill Gates, Atomico and DFJ-backed Memphis Meats, and Hampton Creek, which is also exploring lab-grown meat. Read More

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