Delivery robots with Russian ties pulled from two US campuses


Operations manager of dining services Ramy Farid places a coffee order inside a food delivery rover on the Ohio State University campus in a demonstration on Aug 19, 2021. Grubhub said on March 3 that it is ending its partnership with Russian tech company Yandex and pulling 100 Yandex-made food-delivery robots from the campuses of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. — Columbus Dispatch/TNS

Two US university campuses are losing their food-delivery robots for now because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Grubhub said on March 3 that it is ending its partnership with Russian tech company Yandex and pulling 100 Yandex-made food-delivery robots from the campuses of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Chicago-based Grubhub said it is working with both campuses to find alternatives.

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