Why go for FanDuelConsistent salary cap simplifies daily fantasy gamesUnique, fun contests are frequently introducedSportsbook offers less expensive oddsWhy go for DraftKingsFantasy and betting for international sports leaguesSatellite contests for winning entry into featured tournamentsAllows late swapping players in your rosterSportsbook is available in 5 states and offers in-depth researchVerdictBoth FanDuel and DraftKings offer a lot of attractive features for playing daily fantasy sports. Ultimately, there’s no reason not to try out both. You can even use one platform or the other for specific sports—for example, take advantage of DraftKings’ late swap for NBA games, but use FanDuel for NFL fantasy because of the consistent salary cap. … [Read more...] about FanDuel vs DraftKings: which is the best daily fantasy and sportsbook service?
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Looking at the pictures on Twitter, it's hard to disagree. Wildly popular accounts like @historyinpics can amass hundreds of thousands of followers with nothing but uncredited, unlicensed images, and since there's no direct revenue, there's little point in asking them to pay. At that scale, anything more expensive than free is a prohibitive cost. The new embeds strike directly at that kind of social sharing, with native code for sharing in Twitter and Tumblr alongside the traditional WordPress-friendly embed code. Peters' bet is that if web publishers have a legal, free path to use the images, they'll take it, opening up a new revenue stream for Getty and photographers. … [Read more...] about The world’s largest photo service just made its pictures free to use
McKinnon says he welcomes new studies like this that call into question whether there are still environmental gains to shopping online, and he points to some of the study’s limitations. One limitation is that the study calculates emissions from courier services like UPS. Amazon is increasingly shipping products itself and is purchasing electric vehicles to cut down its emissions. Another major limitation: people still don’t mirror their supermarket purchases online. The study authors explain that people still buy a lot of food in grocery stores, while items like baby care and personal care products are more popular online. … [Read more...] about If you want to order groceries online, ordering local is a greener option
Alphabet's Project Loon was unveiled in 2013 with the ambitious goal of bringing "balloon-powered Internet [to] everyone" on Earth. Alphabet has steadily improved the technology and launched pilot projects, and it will now try to connect Puerto Ricans who are still recovering from the massive damage caused by Hurricane Maria. … [Read more...] about Alphabet’s Internet balloons will try to restore cell service in Puerto Rico
Seamless and GrubHub — two internet food delivery powerhouses — have officially announced that they will join forces in a merger. Both services offer websites and mobile apps allowing users to order food online to their homes or businesses, enabled through thousands of partnerships with local restaurants. "GrubHub and Seamless share a common goal to generate more business for local takeout restaurants," said GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney, who will serve as CEO of the new organization. … [Read more...] about Seamless and GrubHub merge to conquer online food ordering market