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December 12, 2016, 2:05 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.
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Ventures launches new fund for AI startups and backs Element AI, a new Montreal-based incubator co-founded by renowned AI expert Yoshua Bengio  —  Microsoft Ventures today announced two steps that point to how the tech giant's VC arm wants to get involved in artificial intelligence in a big way.
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook launches Live 360 video from NatGeo now, everyone next year  —  Following YouTube's rollout of 4K 360 live broadcasting, but beating Twitter's Periscope to the punch, Facebook today announced initial support for 360-degree Live streams.  National Geographic's Facebook Page will publish …
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 …

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