Amazon cancels $1.7B takeover of Roomba maker iRobot

Amazon has scrapped plans to acquire Roomba maker iRobot after the companies mutually determined that the pending deal “has no path to regulatory approval in the European Union.” In a related announcement on Monday, iRobot said it would lay off approximately 350 employees, or 31% of its workforce, as part of its restructuring efforts. Colin […]

EU regulators plan to block Amazon’s $1.7B iRobot acquisition: report

The European Union's competition watchdog plans to block Amazon's $1.7 billion deal with robot vacuum cleaner maker iRobot. The Wall Street Journal reported This was disclosed on Thursday, citing a person familiar with the matter. Shares of vacuum cleaner maker Roomba plunged 40% to $14 after the bell. European Commission officials met with Amazon representatives […]

Zscaler, CrowdStrike, Boeing, Acelyrin, iRobot, and More Stock Market Movers – Barron's

Zscaler reported adjusted earnings, revenue and calculated claims for its fiscal first quarter that beat analysts’ expectations, and the cybersecurity company issued a better-than-expected forecast for the second quarter as well. However, Zscaler shares fell 6.2% in pre-market trading as the company maintained its fiscal year calculated bill expectations of $2.52 billion to $2.56 billion, […]

Shop the 6 best Prime Day Deals on iRobot Roomba vacuums

The New York Post may receive a commission or receive an affiliate commission for purchases made through our links. It’s unthinkable today, but 21 years ago there was no such thing as a robot vacuum cleaner. Until the Roomba officially debuted in 2002, robots cleaning our homes were little more than Jetsonian fantasies, like conveyor […]