• August Snubbed $100 Million Amazon Bid In 2016: Report

    4 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Smart lock startup August snubbed a $100 million bid from Amazon in mid-2016, The Information reported Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the refusal. The offer is said to have been launched after Amazon witnessed the convenience of August's offerings that could have allowed its couriers to make in-home deliveries in a straightforward and secure manner. The Seattle, Washington-based e-commerce giant continued pursuing the concept of in-home delivery even after its approach was dismissed by August, having ultimately ended up launching the Amazon Key service last summer in an effort to...
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