Amazon puts brakes on live tests of home delivery robot

Amazon.com has decided to park its Scout automated delivery robot. A company spokesperson said in an emailed statement on Thursday, that after live tests, the program did not completely meet its...

ON HIGH ALERT: Amazon upgrades $1,000 Astro robot

Astro, a robotic home assistant introduced by Amazon last year, has been given a series of new upgrades. Astro, which costs $999.99 and is available exclusively by invitation, uses a periscope...

Amazon says a wide release of its Astro home robot is finally ‘in sight’

For now, the robots are only available by invitation, and they remain a rare sight outside of Amazon.

Amazon’s Astro robot still isn’t ready for prime time

A year after its announcement, it's unclear when Astro will be ready.

Amazon's “Bird's Eye View” 3D motion detection tech comes to Spotlight Cam Pro, and the Astro robot gets Virtual...

We've already seen Ring add Bird's Eye View — its fancy 3D motion detection — to its flagship security camera and its flagship outdoor light camera. Consequently, you get no prizes for guessing...

Amazon’s Astro robot gets pet detection, home security updates and an SDK

There’s been a standing question surrounding how seriously we should ultimately take Astro. The product was launched exactly one year ago, in limited quantities as a Day One offering for $1,500 a...

Amazon Wants Its Home Robot, Astro, to Anticipate Your Every Need

The cutesy robot called Astro doesn’t do much now, but the company says it’s a step toward machines that understand your habits.

Amazon to release bedside sleep tracker later this year

Soon enough, an Amazon device might know whether you’re sleeping — or not. The e-commerce and tech giant said Wednesday it will release a device that can track sleeping patterns, with features...

Amazon's expensive Astro robot gets pet detection, ability to check specific windows and doors, Ring camera...

There’s been a standing question surrounding how seriously we should ultimately take Astro. The product was launched exactly one year ago, in limited quantities as a Day One offering for $1,500 a...

Elon Musk Twitter deposition, Bed Bath & Beyond earnings, Amazon hardware event top week ahead

U.S. stocks experienced another sharp sell-off on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average touched an intraday record low of 486. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were both down 0.3%. The Nasdaq was...

Musk deposition, Bed Bath & Beyond reports, Amazon's event top week ahead

Investors are in for another wave of key earnings and economic data. Wall Street will also be watching for developments in the Musk-Twitter legal battle as the world's richest man gets put in the...

Astro emerges from stealth to connect Latin American developers with U.S. tech companies

Astro, a startup helping companies to build and manage developer teams with talent from Latin America, today exited from stealth with $13 million in Series A funding contributed by Greycroft with...

Sony to Acquire Savage Game Studios in Push beyond Consoles

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Why Amazon is acquiring Roomba

The e-commerce and smart home giant announced Friday that it is purchasing Roomba maker iRobot (IRBT) for $1.7 billion. Amazon’s Alexa-powered empire is about to get a lot larger. The e- commerce...

The iRobot Deal Would Give Amazon Maps Inside Millions of Homes

iRobot agrees to be acquired by Amazon for $1.7 billion. iRobot got its start building robots for the US military, but 20 years ago added consumer vacuums to the mix. Those Roombas work in part by...

Trey Mancini hits two home runs, including grand slam, vs. Guardians

CLEVELAND -- Despite having only played two games at Minute Maid Park as an Astro, the team’s newest power hitter has already slugged his way into Houston’s heart. After introducing himself to...

Amazon wants to map your home, so it bought iRobot

iRobot OS is the latest software operating system for its robot vacuums and mops. Amazon wants iRobot for the maps it generates to give it that deep understanding of our homes. The vacuum company...

Amazon to acquire maker of Roomba vacuum for roughly $1.7 billion

The deal will deepen Amazon's presence in consumer robotics. Amazon made a bold bet on the space last year when it unveiled the Astro home robot. The $1,500 device is equipped with the company's...

Amazon wants us to believe the robots are coming

Amazon and several startups showed off the latest in robotics at the re:MARS conference in Las Vegas last week. Electronics companies have for years paraded around flashy, futuristic prototypes of...

Crypto's Barren Wasteland: A Look at What's Left of Terra's Defi and Token Ruins

The Terra network ecosystem is now a wasteland of almost worthless tokens and protocols. While both UST and LUNA were top ten crypto market cap contenders, Terra’s decentralized finance presence...

Luna Display launches PC to Mac Mode, 5K support, iPad Magic Keyboard functionality, more

Luna Display is out today with a sharp update to make it more seamless than ever to use Mac and iPad as secondary displays. Along with the new PC to Mac Mode, Luna now works with up to 5K...

Astro, a founding member of the reggae group UB40, has died at age 64

UB40 founding member Astro dies after short illness

One of the founding members of British reggae band UB40, Terence Wilson, has died after a short illness, his band has announced. Wilson, known by his stage name Astro, left the band in 2013 to...

UB40 founding member Astro dies following short illness

British vocalist and founding member of UB40 Terence Wilson, better known by his stage name Astro, has died after a short illness, his current band confirmed.

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