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Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here

Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here

SpaceX is attempting to re-launch a Falcon 9 it used first in January, taking off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center with a two-hour launch window opening at 2:10 PM EDT today. The mission, BulgariaSat-1, will attempt to deliver a geostationary orbital commercial comms satellite, the first in Bulgaria’s history, to orbit. The broadcast above should kick off around 15 minutes prior to the opening of the launch window.

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Nissan’s ProPILOT driver assist features coming to the new LEAF EV

Nissan’s ProPILOT driver assist features coming to the new LEAF EV

Nissan will be bringing its ProPILOT Assist ADAS features to the brand new Nissan LEAF, the redesigned version of its pioneering EV, which is still “coming soon” and mostly still a secret. We do, however, expect it to have around 200 miles of range on some models, which is more than double the current version.

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YouTube TV expands to 10 more U.S. markets, adds more YouTube Red series

YouTube TV expands to 10 more U.S. markets, adds more YouTube Red series

YouTube TV, Google’s $35 per month streaming service aimed at a younger demographic of cord cutters and cord-nevers, is expanding to ten more markets, the company announced this week at VidCon. The service had initially launched in April offering streaming live TV and DVR functionality to just five major metros: San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia.

In just a couple of weeks, YouTube TV will be tripling its footprint, by offering service in Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne and Charlotte.

The company also confirmed that its strategy to attract younger viewers was working – at least in terms of the demographics of its YouTube TV subscriber base, if not in the actual number of sign-ups (a figure which it didn’t include in its announcement.)

However, according to the company, it sees more millennials using YouTube TV than any other generational group. That’s not surprising given its brand, mobile-first focus, and content.

Despite this expansion, YouTube TV is still not broadly available across the U.S., which could eventually hurt its ability to compete in a now-crowded market of services offering over-the-top TV.

Hulu this year entered the live TV business as well, with a $40 service, though its service gets fairly pricey when you add-on extras like a larger DVR or unlimited streams. Meanwhile, YouTube TV also faces competition from older live TV services like Dish’s Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, plus newcomers like AT&T’s DirecTV Now.

YouTube TV expands to 10 more U.S. markets, adds more YouTube Red series

For cord cutters, it can be difficult to parse the differences between the various services as they don’t all offer the same channel line-ups, nor do they have the same features. While cloud DVRs are quickly becoming table stakes for a service like this – Sling TV just rolled out its DVR to iOS devices and Windows 10 yesterday, for example – AT&T’s DirecTV Now still doesn’t offer a recording feature.

YouTube TV’s DVR, on the other hand, has been one of its bigger selling points as it promises unlimited storage for your shows. That makes using the record option feel more like saving a YouTube video to a playlist for later viewing, rather than something trying to mimic old-fashioned cable TV with its storage space limitations, and forced expirations on saved shows. (Unfortunately, you may end up watching commercials on YouTube TV’s DVR recordings – once the show is available on-demand, the service streams that version to you instead, ads and all.)

In addition to YouTube TV’s expansion to new markets, YouTube also announced a new slate of YouTube Red original series.

Though you can join YouTube Red – the ad-free version of YouTube – without a YouTube TV subscription, Red’s original content also comes with YouTube TV. That makes it more of a draw for younger fans, given its series tend to feature YouTube creators like SMOSH, Rhett & Link, Gigi Gorgeous, Joey Graceffa, Liza Koshy, and others, instead of traditional Hollywood stars.

The new lineup includes an action-comedy series set in the

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Equity podcast: Too much damn Uber news and Jeff Bezos buys a grocery chain

Equity podcast: Too much damn Uber news and Jeff Bezos buys a grocery chain

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IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array

IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array

IBM is working with the U.S. Air Force to improve its

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