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December 12, 2016, 12:35 PM

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Kevin J. Delaney / Quartz:
Bill Gates to lead $1B 20-year duration fund to fight climate change in energy, transport, agriculture, other industries; directors include Ma, Doerr, Khosla  —  Bill Gates is leading a more than $1 billion fund focused on fighting climate change by investing in clean energy innovation.
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Tim Cook, Larry Page, Satya Nadella, Sheryl Sandberg, plus CEOs of Cisco, IBM, Intel, and Oracle to attend Trump's tech summit in New York on Wednesday  —  The gathering will take place Wednesday in New York.  —  Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg …
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Dropbox is now available on the Xbox One  —  Dropbox has long said that it wants to be available on whatever platforms people use to get things done.  That's why it has done so much to integrate with Microsoft Office over the years, for example.  But the latest place you'll find Dropbox …
More: GeekWire, TechCrunch, and Dropbox BlogTweets: @caseynewton
Aja Romano / Vox:
Twitter reinstates and re-verifies white nationalist Richard Spencer's personal account, says his accounts were banned for violating multiple accounts rule  —  Twitter banned Richard Spencer because he had too many accounts — not because those accounts promoted racism.
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
With Pebble acquisition, Fitbit now has a software platform to build a smartwatch; CEO doesn't think any current offering has right feature set and battery life  —  All signs point to an upcoming smartwatch from Fitbit  —  Following Fitbit's acquisition of smartwatch maker Pebble …
More: Mashable
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nantero raises $21M for ultra-dense carbon nanotube NRAM memory, brings total raised to date to $110M+  —  Nantero has raised $21 million in funding for its carbon nanotube memory devices, which are an alternative to mainstream semiconductor chips.  —  The Woburn, Mass.-based company makes …

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