Amazon hoovers up Roomba-maker iRobot in $1.7 billion all-cash deal

Amazon hoovers up Roomba-maker iRobot in $1.7 billion all-cash deal

Comment on this story Comment Amazon devices are listening, watching and will soon be cleaning up after you. The e-commerce giant will acquire iRobot — best known for its robotic vacuum Roomba — under a $1.7 billion all-cash deal, the latest step in its push into the home. From fitness wearables to streaming devices to …

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