Week In Geek Podcast: Amazon’s new healthcare company explained, and inside the Amazon Spheres

Spheres opening
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during a grand opening for the Spheres in downtown Seattle this week. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser)

Amazon had a big week. The company announced plans to found a new healthcare company in partnership with bank JPMorgan Chase and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. The companies promise to disrupt the healthcare industry, but left many questions unanswered.

Amazon also celebrated the opening of its Spheres building this week, a greenhouse-office space hybrid that was five years in the making. Plus, city leaders in the U.S. and Europe sign on to an agreement that will shape the future of transportation.

All that and more on this episode of The Week In Geek podcast, our weekly news roundup and analysis. Listen in the player below or subscribe to the show in Apple PodcastsOvercastStitcher or your favorite podcast app.

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