I, Robot

Why The Rally In iRobot Stock Isn't Over Yet

IRBT stock is up 30% over the past several months.<p>The rally is supported by strengthening fundamentals, which support the thesis that iRobot is …

Stocks

3 Stocks That Would Have Doubled Your Money

It only took three years for shareholders to earn a return of more than 100% with these stocks.<p>If you invested $100 in a broadly diversified index …

Stocks

How iRobot Could Cash In on Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence is getting smarter, and companies that capture its potential are going to have a ton to offer consumers.<p>Artificial …

Stocks

These 3 Companies Are Cheering Amazon's Holiday Sales

A close review of the results of Amazon's holiday sales provides vital clues involving the results of some other top companies.<p>The holiday shopping …

Investing

The 5 Things Justin Timberlake's 'Filthy' Robot Most Looks Like

Justin Timberlake has had himself quite the week. After announcing a new album set to come out next month, he swiftly followed up with a single and a …

Robots

iRobot Is Ready to Bring Smart Homes to the Next Level

Soon, the Roomba will do a whole lot more than clean your house.<p>If you thought your Roomba's only job was to clean your floors, <b>iRobot</b> (NASDAQ:IRBT) …

Investing

The Roomba robot vacuum will soon begin mapping your house's WiFi coverage

iRobot's Roombas are already quite smart to begin with. They map out your house, figure out as best they can which areas they can reach and which …

Android News

Is iRobot About to Take Shorts to the Cleaners?

iRobot ended 2017 on a high note, but multiple signs point to an even better year ahead.<p>There's no denying that <b>iRobot</b> (NASDAQ:IRBT) took investors on …

Stocks

Roombas will soon sweep your home for weak Wi-Fi signals

Soon Roombas won't just hunt down dirt but sniff for weak Wi-Fi too.<p>Weak Wi-Fi has a new enemy, your Roomba. Along with dirt, iRobot's Roomba 900 series models will soon hunt down your home's wireless dead zones too. New software activates the ability and is due to arrive by mid-January. …

Wi-Fi

High-end Roombas will find your home's WiFI dead spots

That fancy new Roomba you got over the holidays could help suss out your home's WiFi weak spots this month. A forthcoming patch will add a wireless coverage map to the Roomba's vacuum heat map. From the sounds of it, the test group for this new feature could be relatively tiny.<p>The iRobot Beta pool …

Wi-Fi

Roombas will soon be able to build a WiFi coverage map of your house

iRobot CEO Colin Angle has talked a lot about his company’s plans to make its popular robotic vacuum and integral part of the connected home. Honestly though, those plans have been pretty vague. Today’s announcement of indoor WiFi mapping does offer a bit of insight into where the company is …

Robotics

Roomba will soon be able to build a map of your home’s Wi-Fi coverage

Cleaning and spotting dead spots<p>Roomba, the robotic vacuum, is gaining an indoor Wi-Fi mapping feature in its iRobot app later this month. The Wi-Fi Coverage map feature means Wi-Fi-enabled Roombas will be able to produce a map of indoor signals, which show weaker areas and signal dead zones. Some …

Wi-Fi

Could iRobot Corporation Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

iRobot may not be a "sure thing" -- but there's an argument to be made that this stock is still cheap.<p>2017 has been a year of ups and downs for <b>iRobot</b> …

Stocks

iRobot’s Roomba 890 Wi-Fi Robot Vac gets 20% discount to $400 shipped

Target offers the iRobot Roomba 890 Wi-Fi Connect Vacuuming Robot for <b>$399.99 shipped</b>. That’s a 20% savings off the regular price, a match of the Amazon all-time low and the best we’ve seen since Black Friday. Rated 4/5 stars.<p>iRobot Roomba 890 features:<p>Clean and schedule from anywhere with the …

Gear & Gadgets

I Robot: Financial Advisors' Daily Digest

CNBC reports that a robot has successfully completed and passed a college class.<p>John M. Mason assesses prospects for the dollar in 2018.<p>Alan Hartley, …

Business

iRobot Wipes the Floor With Another Competitor

Black & Decker just became the latest casualty of the Roomba maker's patent-enforcement efforts.<p><b>iRobot Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:IRBT) is best known for a …

Investing

Andreessen Horowitz Backs MIT-Born Startup | iRobot Ends Patent Dispute with Black & Decker

In The Know<p>The Inno stories you need to read today.<p>Making Moves<p>Inside the people, companies and organizations making moves in Boston.<p><b>Dylan:</b> New …

Boston

iRobot’s war on robot vacuums claims its first victim

The war of the robot vacuums has claimed a new victim. iRobot has reached an agreement with Black & Decker, the two companies coming to legal blows …

Robots

Your Roomba might soon go WiFi deadspot hunting

Your Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner will soon have another job aside from tidying up, with iRobot set to turn the ‘bots into roving WiFi analysts. The …

Wi-Fi

Settlement in patent dispute between iRobot and Black & Decker

A new agreement between iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) and Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) on their patent dispute sees Black & Decker agree to discontinue selling …

Business

iRobot and Black & Decker settle over alleged patent infringement

iRobot, maker of the Roomba vacuum, has taken to challenging its competitors over alleged patent violations in an effort to hold on to its market share. In April, it named a number of companies including Black & Decker, Bissell, iLife and Hoover in a complaint filed to the US International Trade …

Technology

Roomba to Rule the Smart Home - MIT Technology Review

Smart homes are one of those technology ideas that never seem to catch on, despite the efforts of technology heavyweights like Amazon and Google …

Automation

Bounce higher for iRobot after SA mention

Shares of iRobot (IRBT +6.2%) track higher on strong volume.<p>Some financial websites are attributing the move to a Seeking Alpha positive article from …

Business

IRobot: Why The Roomba Maker Can't Get Traction

iRobot is a "disruptive innovator".<p>Both bulls and bears have extremely strong opinions.<p>The robotic vacuum cleaner market is growing fast.<p>Competition …

Stocks

Is iRobot A Good Stock For The Robotics Revolution?

iRobot makes the well-known Roomba and Braava robotic floor cleaning robots.<p>The robotic vacuum market is set to grow rapidly as the technology …

Business

3 High-Growth Stocks That Are Just Getting Started

China, vacuums, and energy infrastructure: where long runways for growth still remain.<p>If you had the guts to stay invested through the Great …

Stocks

The Simple Reason Why I Won't Buy iRobot Corporation Stock

iRobot Corporation is the leader in a high-growth industry, but there is simple reason preventing me from buying its stock.<p>There is a simple reason …

Stocks

iRobot (IRBT) Presents At NASDAQ 37th Investor Conference - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by iRobot Corporation in conjunction with this event.<p>118<p>Click to enlarge

Business

3 Growth Stocks That Could Put Facebook's Returns to Shame

Facebook has offered incredible returns for early investors. But these three stocks could do even better.<p>When <b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) went public in …

Stocks

iRobot: Effect Of Competition And Outlook For 2018

Competition is alive in the consumer robot market.<p>iRobot is likely to remain a leader in this market.<p>I expect iRobot’s stock to make a comeback in …

Business