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iRobot’s CEO says the company never planned to sell Roomba home mapping data

By | Gadgets, iRobot, Robotics, Roomba | No Comments

 This was not the conversation iRobot CEO Colin Angle expected to have this week. In the past few days, iRobot posted excellent Q2 earnings, thanks to brisk Prime Day Roomba sales, and acquired its largest European distributor in a $141 million deal. Yet the CEO and the company he founded were suddenly at the center of home privacy concerns over a report that he was looking to sell Roomba… Read More

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iRobot to acquire its biggest European distributor for $141M

By | Artificial Intelligence, Europe, Fundings & Exits, Gadgets, iRobot, Robopolis, robot, Robotics, TC | No Comments

 Consumer robot maker iRobot is to acquire its largest European distributor, Robopolis, in a cash deal worth $141 million. The company said it’s signed a definitive agreement to acquire the privately-held, French company, with the acquisition expected to close in October 2017. Read More

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