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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

Hong Kong police arrest editors under national security law | Money Talks

Hong Kong police arrest editors under national security law | Money Talks

Army struggling to pay for medicine, fuel, food for soldiers | Money Talks

Army struggling to pay for medicine, fuel, food for soldiers | Money Talks

American Families Plan aims to boost social safety net | Money Talks

American Families Plan aims to boost social safety net | Money Talks

English Premier League lost $1.4B in 2019-2020 season | Money Talks

English Premier League lost $1.4B in 2019-2020 season | Money Talks

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EU, US end airline subsidy dispute after 17 years | Money Talks

Mystery millionaire pays $28M to fly into space with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos | Money Talks

Mystery millionaire pays $28M to fly into space with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos | Money Talks

UK hospitality sector struggles to fill thousands of jobs | Money Talks

UK hospitality sector struggles to fill thousands of jobs | Money Talks

Chinese hesitant to have kids due to high financial costs | Money Talks

Chinese hesitant to have kids due to high financial costs | Money Talks

Israeli parliament approves new coalition government | Money Talks

Israeli parliament approves new coalition government | Money Talks

G7 Leaders agree on infrastructure projects to rival China's Belt and Road initiative | Money Talks

G7 Leaders agree on infrastructure projects to rival China's Belt and Road initiative | Money Talks

Lebanon's medicine shortage exacerbated by reduced subsidies | Money Talks

Lebanon's medicine shortage exacerbated by reduced subsidies | Money Talks

Non-profit group trains favela residents for e-sports world | Money Talks

Non-profit group trains favela residents for e-sports world | Money Talks

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