Catch up on the latest technology and startup news from last week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of November 21, 2021.
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Most Popular Stories on GeekWire
What is the metaverse? How far is it? … Read more
Cameron James, an Amazon vice president who most recently worked at the company’s physical retail stores, left the Seattle company this week after more than 14 years in a variety of roles. … Read more
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space company plans to fly six suborbital space travelers next month, which would mark a first for the company’s New Shepard spacecraft. … Read more
Walmart is partnering with Virginia-based DroneUp on a network of drone delivery centers, beginning with a neighborhood market in Farmington, Ark.… Read More
This year’s unusual holiday season is all about managing expectations. … Read more
The voracious reader Bill Gates constantly consumes information and expands the amount of knowledge his brain can hold. … Read more
Researchers at the University of Washington are developing a wearable device to detect opioid overdoses and deliver a drug to reverse them. … Read more
The news: Seattle-area startup CoreStack raised a $ 30 million Series B round led by Avatar Growth Capital. … Read more
A Seattle startup with a vision for electric boating is joining forces with a legacy automaker that is shifting its own gears toward sustainability in a deal announced Monday. … Read more
Databricks, a San Francisco-based data and artificial intelligence company, is expanding its presence in the Seattle region and increasing its team of engineers. … Read more