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‘Game of Thrones’ is proving itself to be leak-proof

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What is dead may never die — and what is Game of Thrones will never be defeated by leaks.

It’s been a rough ride for HBO recently. Like a White House administration that cannot stop leaking out of its “whatever,” the prestige TV mogul can’t seem to seal its faulty pipes. Yet somehow its most popular show stared those instruments of potentially devastating audience dropout and taunted: “What do we say to the god of death? Not. Today.”

Two weeks ago, hackers spoiled “The Spoils of War” by…

Elon Musk says story about fired assistant is ‘total nonsense’

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In the last couple of days, a story lifted from Ashlee Vance’s biography of Elon Musk has been making the rounds on the internet, claiming that Musk fired his assistant of 12 years when she wanted a raise.

The story portrays Musk as an unusually cruel (or extremely efficient, depending on your perspective) leader, but now Musk himself has taken to Twitter to explain that the story isn’t true.

Elon Musk says story about fired assistant is ‘total nonsense’

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In the last couple of days, a story lifted from Ashlee Vance’s biography of Elon Musk has been making the rounds on the internet, claiming that Musk fired his assistant of 12 years when she wanted a raise.

The story portrays Musk as an unusually cruel (or extremely efficient, depending on your perspective) leader, but now Musk himself has taken to Twitter to explain that the story isn’t true.

White House reading letters from kids is a cheap form of distraction

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Politicians using kids to improve their image is nothing new, but the White House’s current technique is gross.

In an attempt to shine a positive light on Trump after weeks of controversy — the failed GOP health care bills, Anthony Scaramucci’s foul mouth, Russia, Russia, Russia — the White House communications team has been reading letters that stroke the president’s ego during press briefings. Sure, politicians have meet and greets with kids all the time, but using a kid’s letter to say,…

Snap down just 1% after first wave of lockup expirations

Spotify subscribers grow to 60 million as rumors about going public heat up

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The dominance of Spotify in the streaming music space continues to grow, as the company revealed new subscriber numbers on Monday: 60 million.

Spotify subscribers grow to 60 million as rumors about going public heat up

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The dominance of Spotify in the streaming music space continues to grow, as the company revealed new subscriber numbers on Monday: 60 million.

How Google is trying to fix Android’s emoji problem

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Android has an emoji problem.

No, it’s not those weird blobs (RIP), but something that’s been nearly as tricky to fix. Because of Android handset makers’ inconsistent updates, not only do many Android users not get new software updates in a timely manner, they don’t get new emoji at the same time as their iPhone-using counterparts.

While Google will probably never really fix its fragmentation problem, the company is working on a fix for…

It’s Shep Smith versus Sean Hannity for the soul of Fox News

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The war is on for the soul of Fox News in the Donald Trump era.

These are the Fourth of July sales you’ll want to know about

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The Fourth of July is a time for pool floats, copious hot dogs, and shopping – yes, shopping. Thanks to a host of sales offering discounts on big ticket items, you could save some serious cash this weekend.

Let’s get down to business, people.

From kitchen appliances and tech, to that tablet you’ve been eyeing for weeks, this list has all the sales you’ll need to save big over the holiday…