Readers Respond to Robot Phone Interviews

Reader reaction to The Wall Street Journal’s article last week on automated job interviews was swift and mostly negative. Hundreds of people sounded off via email, comments and posts on social media, writing about the practice of companies screening job applicants by asking them to take a recorded phone interview with no one on the…

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First presidential wireless test alert will come to your phone today

Federal officials on Wednesday afternoon will run the first nationwide test of the wireless emergency alert system. It uses a type of alert that can only be sent by the president, and that consumers aren’t able to turn off. Why it matters: There’s been some concern that President Trump could use the alerts to broadcast…

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Magic Leap Headset Test Drive: Off Your Phone and Into Your World

There he is, the size of a Candy Land piece, right on the ottoman in front of me: teeny, tiny LeBron James. He jets down the Golden State Warriors’ court—sitting flush on the chocolate leather—and dunks in a hoop the size of my wedding band. No, I haven’t had a psychedelic sandwich for lunch. I’ve…

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Trump and Xi working on plan to save Chinese phone maker ZTE

President Trump tweeted Sunday that he’s working with Chinese President Xi Jinping to save Chinese phone maker ZTE, which halted operations last week due to U.S. sanctions pressure. The big picture: The Commerce Department banned American companies from selling parts to ZTE for seven years because the Chinese company violated U.S. sanctions by selling equipment…

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NSA got more than 530 million U.S. phone records last year

Rudy Giuliani has walked back that Fox News interview after Trump made comments on the former mayor before heading to the NRA’s annual meeting telling reporters, “he’ll get his facts straight… There has been a lot of misinformation. I say, You know what? Learn before you speak. It’s a lot easier.” Giuliani’s statement, issued this…

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