I am wondering if it's possible to have relatively simple R code pull and feed data into say... a text file attached to an email without having to keep my PC on.
I have a web-scraping code here that use:
Suggest you spin up an AWS EC2 instance and set the script to run as a cron job on a daily basis.
Here's some resources: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/UserGuide/EC2_GetStarted.html
Requires a little bash but if you aren't familiar it's definitely worth learning.