Can Web protests stop SOPA?The "Chief Yahoo" resigns, stores are adding virtual dressing rooms, and Wikipedia joins a slew of sites calling for the death of the Stop Online Piracy Act.
It's Wednesday January 18 two money's well averaging here and cnet.com and it's time to get loaded some of the web's most popular web sites like Wikipedia Craigslist even Google. Have modified their home page today to protest this open bill. Encouraging visitors to write their representatives to kill the bill. So cut short or stop -- -- piracy act was create to stop Rogue web sites from stealing copyrighted material. It's controversial because it gives the US government broad power to -- which should be censored on. Wikipedia has blacked out for all -- Wednesday in protest but eating getter on the -- by searching for cached version of Wikipedia topic through Google. And if you're looking for -- also -- several web -- -- during the blackout like the oatmeal dot com. Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from the company he built seventeen years ago has given up this seat on the board directors. Many have wanted him to resign after Yahoo! rejected Microsoft's 47 billion dollar bid to buy. It's reported that eight was one of the biggest opponents to the -- to see the company created insult. All things. There's been a recent increase of iPhone sales compared to 800 in the US according to research from Nielsen. A books -- is Smart on the past three months and up 5% said they chose an -- compare that to October when only 25% that I found. Android still hold over all -- about 46% of Smart and -- -- -- but the recent Russian iphones show the gap could be closing. Alienware -- launched its new X 51 slim tower PC the starting price for the small form factor gaming desktop is 699 available for purchase today. The customizable system sold -- parent company Dell. Includes Intel's core I three I five or I seven series processors. And -- GT and GTX graphics cards at seven point when digital audio output. And hurt no it's powerful besides desktops has never dorsal -- slim -- desktop. The shopping -- -- Tamar has been on display at The National Retail Federation conference in New York City this week. I ask about the show yesterday and some more visionary highlights. Include self check -- lanes that don't requiring -- -- in a market. -- -- what you but I'd look at the -- Intel showed off touch screen vending machines that showed nutritional information of Peoria or letters back and neck. And it can also detect age and sex abuser for promotional purposes. And later this year some stores will use Microsoft connect cameras each round -- in a virtual dressing room. And then you can just ask your FaceBook friends if -- -- look fat. -- your headlines for today averaging maybe cnet.com and keeps -- and.