Marlon Ettinger

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Linus Tech Tips says it investigated itself and found they did nothing wrong

Popular YouTube channel clears itself in harassment claim—but its response isn’t sitting well with fans

Some people didn't like a line about a defamation case made in the statement.

On May 23, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Bill Ackman gets some Uber tips

‘Got taken for two rides’: Uber driver praised for ‘hustling’ tip out of hedge fund billionaire

Bil Ackman said a driver he tipped on Wednesday never get the money he sent him, but was corrected.

On May 23, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Google's AI Overview tool suggests adding glue to pizza sauce to stop the cheese from sliding off

Google’s news AI search pulls answers from decade-old Reddit troll post—suggesting glue on pizza

It's a sticky suggestion.

On May 23, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Dog playing football

Google’s new AI search tool keeps claiming dogs play professional sports 

The AirBud jokes write themselves.

On May 22, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Jeff Criswell in front of Peach graphic

‘Open season on whites’: GOP candidate running in majority Black district has numerous fiery past takes on reverse racism

Criswell says he wants Black votes in his district, but has a string of social media comments about Black crime

On May 22, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Donald Trump smiling with mic in front of graphic of down turn report

Truth Social admits people losing interest in Trump could kill the site

If people aren't interested in Trump's post anymore, the company's toast, they say.

On May 21, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Duran Duran poses with Tesla (two split)

Duran Duran forced to announce band doesn’t own Cybertruck after Threads post dragged

Fans didn't appreciate the band's association with Elon Musk's truck.

On May 21, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Posters joke that Mossad agent 'Eli Kopter' is behind deadly Iran helicopter crash afters new analyst gaffe

Who is Eli Kopter? Meme suggesting Mossad agent took out Iranian president spirals out of control

A news anchor gaffe sparked a meme.

On May 20, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Video shows Tesla nearly plowing into train crossing in autopilot mode

Tesla driver says autopilot failed to recognize railroad crossing—shares video of car nearly hitting train

Can Teslas recognize trains?

On May 20, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Ali Alexander

EXCLUSIVE: A police investigation into Ali Alexander over allegations he groomed underage boys now extends to Texas

Alexander recently got his Twitter account back before it was suspended yet again.

On May 16, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Democratic rep accused of being in the pocket of big saw after voting against mandating finger-detecting technology

‘Allowing fingers to be cut off’: Democratic rep faces backlash over opposition to finger-detecting technology in table saws

Some warn that the mandate would give the creator of the technology an unfair monopoly.

On May 16, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

ilya sutskever over open ai logo

‘What did he see???’: Sudden departure of top OpenAI employees sparks speculation over ‘superintelligence’ dangers

Some people think the departing researchers might have seen something they didn't like.

On May 15, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Anthony Blinken playing guitar(l), Blinken singing(r)

’21st century equivalent of Nero fiddling’: U.S. Secretary of State angers right-wing for Ukraine rock performance

'There are too many failed theatre kids/actors/musicians in politics.'

On May 15, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Smoke rises after Israeli air strikes near the border east of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on October 12 2023 behind UN flags

‘It will not make mainstream news’: Why Pro-Israel influencers pushed debunked claim that U.N. cut Gaza death toll in half

Despite clarifications from the organization, misinformation continues to spread.

On May 14, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Man talking(L+r), Tesla sign(c)

‘THEY DO NOT CARE’: Tesla superfan begs Elon Musk for new vehicle after Cybertruck breaks down for fourth time

He now wants a replacement under North Carolina's lemon law.

On May 14, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger