Amazon accused of practicing anti-competitive behavior

A group of some 20 pro-privacy and worker organizations, including Public Citizen and Fight for the Future, urged U.S. antitrust enforcers Friday to stop Amazon.com from buying iRobot Corp, maker...

Amazon's buyout of Roomba will allow it to get detailed layout plans and power ALL smart devices

As part of Amazon's $1.7 billion acquisition of iRobot, it will be in control of the company's new Robot OS, giving the company detailed maps of users' homes. Those maps could be used to gather...

Amazon to buy Roomba-maker IRobot for $1.65 billion

Amazon will pay $61 a share in cash for the Bedford, Massachusetts-based company. The offer represents a premium of 22% based on iRobot’s last closing price before the announcement. Colin Angle...

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...

Amazon's connected device cart grows with $1.7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Amazon will pay $61 per share, valuing the Roomba-maker at a premium of 22% from the stock's last closing price of $49.99. Its shares rose about 19% in early trading. The deal is the latest push...

Amazon and iRobot sign an agreement for Amazon to acquire iRobot

iRobot has a history of making customers’ lives easier with innovative cleaning products for the home. Amazon and iRobot announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Since...

Amazon acquires Roomba robot vacuum makers iRobot for $1.7 billion

Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire iRobot, makers of Roomba robot vacuums. The deal is valued at approximately $1.7 billion. Amazon intends to keep Colin Angle as the CEO of i Robot. It’s...

iRobot revamps its robot vacuums' brains with the launch of iRobot OS

The robots are getting smarter. Two years after releasing iRobot Genius Home Intelligence, an AI-powered platform for its robot vacuums and mops, iRobot has announced its new software platform:...

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