Jeff Bezos and Amazon's current CEO are fighting FTC attempts to make them testify

The Federal Trade Commission filed a 49-page letter to Amazon asking for limits on its business practices. The letter was sent to 20 of the company’s employees, including CEO Jeff Bezos. The...

Jeff Bezos and Amazon's current CEO are fighting FTC attempts to make them testify

The Federal Trade Commission filed a 49-page letter to Amazon asking for limits on its business practices. The letter was sent to 20 of the company’s employees, including CEO Jeff Bezos. The...

Amid Tornado Cash Sanctions, Decentralization Of Crypto Remains An Enigma

When the movie ‘I, Robot’ highlighted the dilemma of attempting to program ethics into robots through the ‘three laws’, the dystopian future of machines rebelling against humans still remains a...

Why Amazon Wants To Sell Vacuum Cleaners

It was recently announced that Amazon.com would be acquiring iRobot, the maker of the Roomba vacuum cleaner. There are still some “hoops” to jump through, such as shareholder and regulatory...

iRobot's poop-avoiding Roomba j7 vacuum is on sale for $200 off today

Great news, folks! Wellbots is currently taking up to $200 off cat Ubers — err, robot vacuums. OK, it may not be the most exciting news of the week, but most people would agree that there is...

Premium Consumer Gadgets Rocked by Slowdown

Sonos, GoPro, iRobot and game hardware makers show inflation, retail caution and travel pinching sales.

A newsletter that’s mostly about Amazon and iRobot

Shortly after the Amazon/iRobot news was announced on Friday morning, a colleague asked me if I was surprised. The short answer is yes and no. Yes, in the sense that the news dropped suddenly on...

A looming test for tech antitrust battles

Amazon’s acquisition of iRobot comes as data takes centre stage in competition concerns

Amazon expands palm-scanning payment tech to 65 more Whole Foods locations

This is the biggest rollout to date, with stores in Malibu, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Santa Cruz receiving the tech....

Starbucks' Success With Cold Drinks Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg in Market News

Amazon's iRobot deal is another interesting topic in this "Motley Fool Money" podcast.

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'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...

Roomba Maker iRobot Reportedly Planning To Cut 10% Of Its Staff: Here Are The Major U.S. Job Cuts As Recession Fears...

Forbes is tracking the biggest layoffs as companies react to fears of a looming recession.

Amazon buying Roomba is 'most dangerous, threatening acquisition in the company's history'

Amazon on Friday announced it acquired iRobot, the company that makes Roomba vacuums. The deal prompted immediate concerns from data privacy experts and anti-trust researchers. "Don't buy a Rooma...

Alexa, meet Roomba: Amazon buys robotic vacuum maker iRobot for $1.7 billion

"Alexa, please tell the Roomba to stop scaring the cat."

Amazon's iRobot Acquisition Is About More Than Just Vacuums

Amazon is purchasing robotics expertise at a bargain price.

Amazon bought the company that makes the Roomba. Anti-trust researchers and data privacy experts say it's 'the most...

Amazon's purchase of iRobot could allow the tech giant to map the inside of your home, storing data about where you keep your furniture and the size of each room.

Amazon buying Roomba is 'most dangerous, threatening acquisition in the company's history'

Amazon on Friday announced it acquired iRobot, the company that makes Roomba vacuums. The deal prompted immediate concerns from data privacy experts and anti-trust researchers. "Don't buy a Rooma...

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...

Amazon Roomba acquisition 'most dangerous' in company history: expert

Amazon on Friday announced it acquired iRobot, the company that makes Roomba vacuums. The deal prompted immediate concerns from data privacy experts and anti-trust researchers. "Don't buy a Rooma...

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...

Amazon to buy Roomba maker for $1.7 billion

Amazon will buy Roomba maker iRobot for $61 a share, or $1.7 billion in total, the companies announced Friday. According to Reuters, "iRobot's stock rose 19% [on] Friday trading to $59.66," still...

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...

Thread] via iRobot, Amazon, one of the most powerful data collection companies on earth, will get another vast and...

1. Hello. Amazon today announced it would pay $1.7 billion to acquire iRobot, the company behind the Roomba robotic vacuum. It may be the most dangerous, threatening acquisition in the company's...

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...

Amazon Agrees To Buy Roomba Maker iRobot

Amazon.com has announced plans to acquire Roomba vacuum maker iRobot in an all-cash transaction that values the company at $1.7 billion.

Amazon’s purchase of iRobot is a step toward more robots in our homes

During the pandemic, people have become more comfortable with robots. Now Alexa could control a household army of Roombas, one expert says.

Amazon acquires Roomba-maker iRobot in $1.7 billion deal

Hedge funds post July gain on stock market rally, still down for year

NEW YORK - Hedge funds posted a 1.65% gain in July, driven by a stock market rally which helped reduce their losses for the year to date, data provider HFR said on Friday. "Led by high beta...

Daily Crunch: Amazon to acquire iRobot in $1.7B all-cash deal

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