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Unlike big data, IoT may live up to the hype

Big data has long promised more than it delivers, at least for most enterprises. While a shift to cloud pledges to help, big data deployments are …

10 of the best new graphic design tools for February

Just when you were starting to think February might be a slow month, along comes a slew of innovative new tools for graphic designers to crank things …

Sepp Blatter says he saw a rigged draw for a European competition

<i>Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS or Android.​</i><p>Former FIFA president Sepp …

Attorneys for FIFA provide update on internal investigation and details on compensation for former top officials

The attorneys conducting the internal investigation into wrongdoing at FIFA, Quinn Emanuel, today released information regarding details on contracts …

Beers, bandanas and boos: the American Outlaws' grapple with frat-boy soccer

One of the few positives to take from USA’s 2-0 loss to Colombia on Friday came 15 minutes after the final whistle. Despite an anemic performance from the US, the American Outlaws, the team’s most famous supporters’ group, remained behind to sing for the team, in the hope of motivating them for …

Codes of Conduct

New York seeks injunction to shut down DraftKings and FanDuel immediately

New York state’s top prosecutor has filed for a temporary injunction that would shut down the fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel in the state – the latest blow to a multibillion-dollar industry that has been criticised as a form of unregulated gambling.<p>FanDuel and DraftKings plan legal …

Fantasy Sports

John Oliver on why daily fantasy sports is like heroin [Video]

Daily fantasy sports is suddenly a very topical political issue, after the New York attorney general said last week that the Web sites constitute illegal gambling and need to stop operating in his state.<p>And John Oliver has a very topical and timely metaphor for it: heroin.<p>If season-long fantasy …

NFL owners may have to dump investments in DFS companies

AP<p>[<i>Editor’s note</i>: FanDuel is an advertiser of PFT and <i>PFT Live</i> on NBC Sports Radio. Also, NBC Sports has an equity stake in FanDuel.]<p>With DraftKings …

WHY FANTASY SPORTS IS NOT GAMBLING

Why Fantasy Sports Is Not Gambling—It’s a Game of Skill<p>Fantasy sports leagues are games of skill. Managers must take into account a myriad of …

Fantasy Sports

Could California Be Next State to Ban Daily Fantasy Sites?

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman dealt a crippling blow to the fantasy sports industry on Tuesday when he said FanDuel and DraftKings …

Cicero man says daily fantasy sports ban would threaten his job

CICERO, N.Y. -- A Cicero man believes his job is in jeopardy after Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, D-New York, sent Cease-And-Desist letters to …

Grassroots Daily Fantasy Sports ‘Protest’ Was Astroturfed

Friday’s 300-person protest to relegalize daily fantasy sports in New York City was put together by the daily fantasy sports lobby and managed by the …

Fantasy Sports

Why Fantasy-Sports Sites Can Ignore Schneiderman for Now

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is accusing two leading daily fantasy sports companies of running an illegal gambling operation in his state. Despite the tough words, the attorney general doesn’t have the legal power to shut down the businesses.

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One FanDuel employee is among the highest-ranked players, and was awarded $50,000 for winning a DraftKings contest

FanDuel

FanDuel to stop accepting new deposits in New York

Daily fantasy sports site FanDuel will stop accepting new deposits in New York as of Friday, yielding to an order by the state attorney general amid …

Will the Federal Government Put an End to Daily Fantasy Sports?

More bad news for Daily Fantasy Sports fans came Thursday night, when the <i>New York</i> <i>Post</i>—in a piece about NFL team owners Robert Kraft and Jerry Jones' …

Major Scandal Rocks DraftKings And FanDuel

FanDuel and DraftKings, the biggest players in the unregulated, multi-billion dollar daily fantasy sports industry, are facing a major scandal. …

Daily fantasy sports are banned in New York

Daily fantasy sports are illegal gambling, New York State's top cop said on Tuesday, demanding that the two largest operators stop taking bets in the state.<p>New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued cease and desist orders to DraftKings and FanDuel.<p>He told the companies to quit accepting …

DraftOps, a Daily Fantasy Sports Site, Halts New York Service

When New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent cease and desist letters to DraftKings and FanDuel on Tuesday, many observers in the industry …

Charlie Baker, Maura Healey reflect political split on daily fantasy sports

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Fantasy Sports

Daily fantasy sports supporters stage rally against New York attorney general's ruling

NEW YORK — Protests about the 1% again returned to lower Manhattan. Four years after Occupy Wall Street rampaged against economic inequality behind the mantra of “We are the 99%,” came another smaller, shorter and far more orderly protest about a stated concern over a 1%.<p>On Tuesday, New York …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Aces Daily Fantasy Sports Corp. Comments on Trading Activity

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Nov 12, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Fantasy Aces Daily Fantasy Sports Corp. (the "Corporation" or "FantasyAces") …

Fantasy sports players rally at AG office

Chanting "let us play, let us play," about 300 people gathered Friday morning on the sidewalk outside state Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's …

DraftKings

DraftKings Sues New York Attorney General Over Daily Fantasy Sports Ruling

Eric Schneiderman ordered the company to cease operations in the state earlier this week.<p>DraftKings, the largest daily fantasy sports website, sued New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Friday, three days after he ruled the company had violated state gambling laws and ordered it to cease …

A New Movement Ignites the Genius in Every Child

Before kids graduate from high school, they will spend more than 14,000 hours in the classroom. During this time, they’ll gain an understanding of …

The Background Data and Battery Usage of Facebook’s iOS App – MacStories

Nick Heer, commenting on Facebook's battery usage on iOS in response to a piece by Matt Galligan:<p>Make no mistake: this is user-hostile. Facebook is actively creating channels to continue refreshing their app in the background when the user has explicitly stated that they do not want it to. …

70 Questions to Boost Your Critical Thinking

In each step of the RED Model of Critical Thinking, the key is to ask questions. Asking questions helps us look more deeply at the issue, break it …

How to listen to (and delete) everything you've ever said to Google

Users of Google’s voice-control features such as OK Google are probably aware that the company stores the voice recordings it receives when they talk to it. But it’s still a bit of a shock to be confronted with a list of all the recordings the company has ever made of you.<p>Google’s voice and audio …

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