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Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Nov. 21, 2022.

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Most popular stories on GeekWire

We asked seven venture capitalists if the metaverse is the next big thing or just a lot of hype

What is the metaverse? How far off is it? … Read More

Amazon VP of physical retail stores leaves company after 14 years

Cameron James, an Amazon vice president who most recently worked on the company’s physical retail stores, left the Seattle company this week after more than 14 years in a variety of roles. … Read More

Portraits of Blue Origin crew

Blue Origin to fly six suborbital space travelers next month, including pioneer astronaut’s daughter

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture is planning to fly six suborbital space travelers next month, which would mark a first for the company’s New Shepard spaceship. … Read More

Taking the spotlight from Amazon, Walmart and DroneUp set up drone delivery hubs in Arkansas

Walmart is partnering with Virginia-based DroneUp on a network of drone delivery hubs, starting with a neighborhood market in Farmington, Ark. … Read More

GeekWire Gift Guide: 10 gadgets and tools you can actually get this holiday season

This year’s unusual holiday season is all about managing expectations. … Read More

Bill Gates’ holiday book list includes a brain booster, and giveaways at Seattle indy bookshops

Voracious reader Bill Gates is constantly consuming information and expanding how much knowledge his brain can hold. … Read More

Univ. of Washington researchers develop device to detect opioid overdose and inject antidote

University of Washington researchers are developing a wearable device to detect opioid overdoses and administer a drug to reverse them. … Read More

Cloud governance software startup Corestack lands $30M

The news: Seattle-area startup CoreStack raised a $30 million Series B round led by Avatar Growth Capital. … Read More

GM acquires 25% stake in Seattle’s Pure Watercraft to accelerate future of electric powerboating

A Seattle startup with a vision for electric powerboating is joining forces with a legacy automaker that is shifting its own gears toward sustainability in a deal announced Monday. … Read More

Data and AI company Databricks growing Seattle engineering presence with two new offices

Databricks, a San Francisco-based data and artificial intelligence company, is expanding its presence in the Seattle region and growing its engineering team. … Read More

By Sebastian Jimenez

Si hubiera una ciencia basada en el código binario, sería su principal devoto. Dame juegos y circuitos y me harás feliz. Residiendo en Sevilla.