We Are Still In: Local US Reps Stand for Climate Action in Bonn

This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Deep schisms in the US over climate change are on show at the UN climate talks in Bonn—where two sharply different visions of America’s role in addressing dangerous global warming have been put forward to the world. Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US …

Boston Dynamics ‘new’ SpotMini robot looks ready for a walk

[embedded content] SoftBank has started rolling out robots in Japan, and it can’t be too long before we see its latest acquisition deliver something for the US. Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert said, “I happen to believe that robotics will be bigger than the Internet” at a conference in October, and this could be the …

New story in Business from Time: 9 Ways to Make Your Boss Like You Immediately

Your goal as an employee should be to make your boss’ life easier. If you can help your manager look good to their manager, you’re in good shape. It’s simple logic; it’s less simple to put into action. To help you out, we’ve rounded up nine ways you can take the hard stuff off your …

New story in Business from Time: 9 Ways to Make Your Boss Like You Immediately

Your goal as an employee should be to make your boss’ life easier. If you can help your manager look good to their manager, you’re in good shape. It’s simple logic; it’s less simple to put into action. To help you out, we’ve rounded up nine ways you can take the hard stuff off your …

VC Steve Jurvetson is reportedly leaving Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson, the venture capitalist who currently sits on the boards of Tesla and SpaceX, is leaving his role as partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Recode reports. His resignation comes after DFJ began investigating allegations of sexual harassment against the founding partner in August. DFJ announced Jurvetson’s departure in a letter to the firm’s limited partners …

Amazon Prime Video may soon have a free tier with ads

Amazon is a little late to the world of on-demand TV streaming, but AdAge reports that the massive online retailer is trying to catch up by developing a free tier for its Prime Video service.  Much like the least expensive version of Hulu (or, you know, regular TV), the potential service would be supported by …

Senate Democrats press FEC to expand disclosure requirements to online political advertising

A group of 15 top Democratic senators are pushing the Federal Election Commission to expand disclosure requirements on political ads to include commercials distributed online. After months of investigations on Capitol Hill, politicians on both sides of the aisle are focusing their questioning on the role that online advertising distributed by Facebook, Twitter and Google …

YouTube will stop showing the suggested video links you didn’t click

The company doesn’t think this will cause too many problems. Cards and end screen video links are more effective, YouTube said. For third-party links, it wants you to use video descriptions, channel pages or even your channel artwork. YouTube told us this will remove existing in-video notifications, which could lead to some awkward moments in …