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Japan Technology: Japanese hotel uses holograms as receptionists

In 2015, a hotel in Japan became the first in the world to be almost entirely staffed by robots. Since then, its replaced half of its 250 robots with humans after complaints from customers. Its experiment also failed to reduce costs or the workload of employees. But as Natasha Hussain reports, the hotel chain isn't writing off automation just yet.

Japan hotel lays off half of its 250 robots | Money Talks

Japan hotel lays off half of its 250 robots | Money Talks

Turkey's robot factory

Turkey's robot factory

Japan Robots: Roboticists predict rise of the machines

Japan Robots: Roboticists predict rise of the machines

Japan's Robots: Robots used in care for the elderly

Japan's Robots: Robots used in care for the elderly

Young South Africans team up to reclaim local businesses | Money Talks

Young South Africans team up to reclaim local businesses | Money Talks

Colombia faces food, fuel shortages amid violent protests | Money Talks

Colombia faces food, fuel shortages amid violent protests | Money Talks

Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump's ban from the site | Money Talks

Facebook Oversight Board upholds Trump's ban from the site | Money Talks

India pledges $6.7B in cheap loans to support health firms | Money Talks

India pledges $6.7B in cheap loans to support health firms | Money Talks

Disney launches 'The Bad Batch' to celebrate May the 4th | Money Talks

Disney launches 'The Bad Batch' to celebrate May the 4th | Money Talks

Singaporean scientists fuse nature with technology | Money Talks

Singaporean scientists fuse nature with technology | Money Talks

Displaced families in Yemen on brink of famine this Ramadan | Money Talks

Displaced families in Yemen on brink of famine this Ramadan | Money Talks

Kenyan court bars avocado farm from operating in game park | Money Talks

Kenyan court bars avocado farm from operating in game park | Money Talks

Billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years | Money Talks

Billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates divorce after 27 years | Money Talks

Aramco's Q1 net profit up 30% to $21.7B on higher oil prices | Money Talks

Aramco's Q1 net profit up 30% to $21.7B on higher oil prices | Money Talks

SpaceX's four-member crew lands safely in Gulf of Mexico | Money Talks

SpaceX's four-member crew lands safely in Gulf of Mexico | Money Talks

South Africa to ban lion hunting, breeding in captivity | Money Talks

South Africa to ban lion hunting, breeding in captivity | Money Talks

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