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China's Alibaba to open its first automated hotel

Robot receptionists and AI-powered smart speakers are homegrown technologies

A guest meets a robot in Alibaba's new hotel. (source of photo, Alibaba)

HONG KONG -- China's Alibaba Group Holding is moving into the hotel business with its first automated hotel as the e-commerce leader seeks to demonstrate its technology muscle and diversify from online retail.

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