Amazon Abandons $1.4bn iRobot Buy Amidst EU Opposition

Amazon calls off deal to buy iRobot for $1.4bn after EU raises concerns over competition in market for home devices

5 months ago

EU Set To Reject Amazon iRobot Buy

European Union set to reject Amazon takeover of Roomba robot vacuum cleaner maker iRobot after e-commerce giant fails to offer…

5 months ago

European Commission Cites Competition Concerns Over Amazon’s iRobot Deal

Despite reports deal would be approved, European regulators hand Amazon statement of objections to iRobot acquisition

7 months ago

Amazon Set To Win EU Approval For iRobot Purchase – Report

After UK approval, European antitrust authorities look set to give unconditional approval for Amazon to purchase iRobot

7 months ago

Amazon Repurposes Astro Robot As Security Guard

Amazon is turning its Astro robot into a security guard to help businesses detect break-ins and provide 24x7 monitoring of…

7 months ago

Amazon’s $1.7bn iRobot Acquisition Cleared By UK’s CMA

UK antitrust regulator clears Amazon’s proposed smart home acquisition of Roomba maker iRobot after investigation

12 months ago

Amazon’s $1.7bn iRobot Acquisition Triggers UK Antitrust Inquiry

UK's antitrust regulator begins investigation of Amazon's proposed smart home acquisition of Roomba maker iRobot

1 year ago

Campaign Groups Urge FTC To Halt Amazon iRobot Buy

Group of 20 campaign organisations urge US Federal Trade Commission to block Amazon's proposed $1.7bn iRobot buy on privacy, antitrust…

2 years ago

Amazon To Buy Roomba Maker iRobot For $1.7bn

Amazon signs deal to buy Roomba maker iRobot for $1.7bn as it looks to expand on smart home offerings such…

2 years ago

Amazon ‘Developing Robot For Consumers’

The move follows the $1bn acquisition of smart doorbell maker Ring, as Amazon delves further into the home

6 years ago

iRobot’s Cisco-Based Ava 500 Telepresence Robot Goes On Sale: Gallery

The robot, which is controlled remotely via an iPad, is just one representative of a new generation of telepresence devices

10 years ago

iRobot Teams With Cisco On TelePresence Robot

The Ava 500 system uses Cisco's TelePresence EX60 joined with an Ava mobile collaboration robot

11 years ago

iRobot Sends Army Droids Into Japanese Nuclear Plant

Robots originally designed for the US military are surveying the damage at the Fukushima nuclear power plants

13 years ago