GeekWire Podcast: Zillow’s extreme makeover; Amazon’s big backpedal; and farewell, Dash Buttons

Rich Barton at Zillow Premier Agent Forum 2017 (Geekwire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

What the heck is going on at Zillow? We kick off this week’s episode of the GeekWire Podcast by analyzing the recent overhaul at the online real estate giant, which announced the return of co-founder Rich Barton as CEO, along with a major change in its business model. We sort out what happened, speculate on the cause, and take a wild guess at what could be next.

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Plus, Amazon is backing out of a high-profile Seattle skyscraper in the latest sign of its troubled relationship with its hometown.

And we say goodbye to those cute little Amazon Dash buttons, which the company says it will stop selling.