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

theverge.com 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 request is part of an...

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

theverge.com 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 request is part of an...

Amid Tornado Cash Sanctions, Decentralization Of Crypto Remains An Enigma

forbes.com 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 Hollywood production...

Why Amazon Wants To Sell Vacuum Cleaners

forbes.com 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 approval, but the deal...

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

theverge.com 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 nothing remotely fun...

Premium Consumer Gadgets Rocked by Slowdown

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

A newsletter that’s mostly about Amazon and iRobot

techcrunch.com 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 what should have been...

A looming test for tech antitrust battles

ft.com 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

techcrunch.com 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. When the checkout...

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

fool.com 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

dailymail.co.uk 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 even more data about...

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

dailymail.co.uk 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 even more data about...

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

forbes.com 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'

businessinsider.com 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 to have a little...

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

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