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The record industry expects a windfall. Where will the money go? Marc Hogan, Pitchfork It's no secret the music industry is booming on the back of streaming services. However, it seems like not much will change in terms of where all the money goes...

Facebook fact checkers will soon review Instagram posts

Fake news, conspiracy theories and misinformation aren't just problems for Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. They're also rampant on Instagram. While Instagram has been working to reduce the reach of false posts, starting this week, it will go a step fu...

WhatsApp debuts fact-checking service to counter fake news in India

India's elections begin April 11th, and WhatsApp is determined to use every method it can to fight fake news ahead of the voting. The Facebook-owned company has teamed up with Proto to launch a fact-checking service, Checkpoint Tipline, that lets loc...

The Engadget Podcast Ep 15: Everything But the Truth

Senior editor Devindra Hardawar and reviews editor Cherlynn Low join host Terrence O'Brien to dig through the week's biggest news. First they'll talk about two of the biggest new products on the market: the Macbook Pro and the Surface Studio. Then th...

Amazon Echo now fact-checks politicians

You've probably heard politicians make more than a few outlandish claims, and not just in the run-up to the US presidential election. Do you really want to swing by a fact-checking website every time a candidate stretches credibility? As of now, yo...