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New Amazon program aims to get Alexa into more hotel rooms

FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a new Amazon Echo is displayed during a program announcing several new Amazon products by the company, in Seattle. While Amazon pioneered the internet-connected speaker that responds to voice commands, it now has plenty of competition from other tech heavyweights. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

The Alexa for Hospitality program is designed to make it easier for hotels to take advantage of the voice software, Amazon's latest effort to extend Alexa's utility in settings outside the home.

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