Amazon Ends iRobot Deal, Forces Roomba Maker to Cut 31% of Staff

Amazon Ends iRobot Deal

On Monday, Amazon announced that it will not proceed with the planned acquisition of vacuum-maker iRobot, citing “no path to regulatory approval for the deal.” This decision came as a result of uncertainty surrounding regulatory approval, particularly from the European Union. iRobot, the Roomba maker, also revealed significant changes, including the layoff of 31% of … Read more