Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. More
NBC orders 5 new TV series for next season Sean Hayes, Parker Posey, Minnie Driver and Gillian Anderson have prominent roles in new television series that NBC will try next season. The network said Thursday that it had ordered five new series, in advance of its annual schedule announcement Sunday. More
Bieber bumped in onstage scuffle in Dubai Megastar singer Justin Bieber is known for his slick dance moves onstage. But spinning away from a mash-up between security guards and a rogue fan has become the hit of his concert in Dubai. Mobile phone video popped up across the Web on Monday showing a male fan rushing toward the 19-year-old performer, who was sitting at a piano on the edge of the stage. More
YouTube Claims Victory Over TV - Battle Won With One Billion Visitors Per Month With more than one billion unique visitors every month, YouTube asserted last night that the battle between television and the online video giant is over. YouTube claimed victory with six billion views per month. According to the Wall Street Journal, which cited Mark Mahaney's estimates, a stock analyst at RBC Capital Markets, that YouTube generated about $4 billion in revenue in 2012, up from $2.5 billion in 2011. More
The DVD Wrapup: Transformers, Are You Here, Sordid Lives, American ... - MCN Wilson plays a womanizing TV weatherman, Steve Dallas, whose idea of a ... to their own devices by a single parent who has lost control of his own 10/4/2014 - 5:39 am | View Link
Consumer Digital Privacy Protection Advisory: Top Mobile Flashlight ... - Nebraska TV Founder of SnoopWall and the sole inventor of ... through patent-pending technology that detects and blocks all remote control, eavesdropping and 10/2/2014 - 1:26 pm | View Link
R.I.P. Eugene Polley, inventor of the TV remote control died (Pics: 1st TV sold & Remote) Eugene Polley earned 18 U.S. patents for his inventions, which include the “Flash-matic” remote control. Introduced in 1955, the gadget “used a flashlight-like device to activate photo cells on the television set to change channels,” according to ... 05/24/2012 - 1:23 pm | View Link
TV Remote Control Inventor Eugene Polley Dies at 96 CHICAGO (AP) — Couch potatoes everywhere can pause and thank Eugene Polley for hours of feet-up channel surfing. His invention, the first wireless TV remote, began as a luxury, but with the introduction of hundreds of channels and viewing technologies it ... 05/23/2012 - 12:20 pm | View Link
TV Remote Control Inventor Dies The inventor whose device enabled people to watch TV without ever having to get up to change the channel has died. Eugene Polley, who developed the first wireless television remote control, was 96-years-old when he died Sunday in Chicago. Polley was an ... 05/23/2012 - 6:00 am | View Link
Inventor of the TV remote control dies at 96 EUGENE POLLEY, an electronics engineer who invented the wireless TV remote control, a gadget that also featured the first mute function to silence the more obnoxious sounds of television, has died. He was 96. Polley lived his entire life in the Chicago ... 05/23/2012 - 4:00 am | View Link
TV remote control inventor Eugene Polley dies at 96 The inventor of the television remote control has died at the age of 96, his former employer has said. Zenith Electronics said Eugene Polley passed away of natural causes on Sunday at a Chicago hospital. His 1955 invention, Flash-Matic, pointed a beam of ... 05/23/2012 - 12:54 am | View Link
The History of TV Remote Controls | eHow The first TV remote control was invented in the early 1950s by Commander Eugene F. McDonald Jr., the founder and president of Zenith Radio Corporation (Zenith ... 10/20/2014 - 11:20 pm | View Website
When was the first TV remote control invented ? More Questions. When was the Television invented? When was the space shuttle invented? When was the Rocket invented? When was the Hubble Space Telescope invented? 10/20/2014 - 5:58 pm | View Website
How Does a TV Remote Control Work? | eHow How Does a TV Remote Control Work?. Most remote controls work using infrared signals, invisible to the naked eye, which are beamed from the remote to the television set. 10/20/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Website
Who Invented The First TV Remote Control and When Was It ... For years I thought it was my own father that invented remote control technology. He had three remote controls, all of them voice activated. Very high tech. 10/19/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Website
History of the Television Remote Control History of the Television Remote Control Remote control technology was first developed for military use. 10/19/2014 - 10:35 am | View Website
Somehow, Salon is representing Hachette as the defenders of art and freedom. Hugh Howey is both an incredible author, a great voice representing independent publishing, and a very good friend. This silly Amazon vs Hachette fight is nothing more than Hachette trying to dictate price to a shop owner.
Marvel released their full solicitations for January 2015 today. Several major titles are launching that month, not least of which being Jason Aaron and John Cassaday's Star Wars and the new volume of Uncanny Avengers. Unfortunately, several ongoing books are ending as well, including She-Hulk and All-New X-Factor.
The Voxel Agents today announced that its much-loved train-based action-puzzle series Train Conductor will be returning in a third instalment in 2015.
The game will take players to Europe; around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, into London's Tube system and along Venician canals. It will build upon the easy-to-pick-up, difficult-to-master gameplay of the first two titles, where players guide a series of trains safely to their destination by juggling their speeds and switching the tracks.
Halo 3 has been, perhaps, the part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection that fans have been most curious about, because it's not as shiny-new as Halo 4 (look for 1080p/60fps footage of that later this week), and it's not getting the Anniversary treatment that Halo 1 and Halo 2 are.
The 100 returns Wednesday night on the CW with a ton of intriguing plotlines to deal with from where we left off in the extremely eventful Season 1 finale. One of the biggest questions is what exactly the story is behind Mount Weather - and who the so-called "Mountain Men" are.
The 100 Cast Talk Season 2
The season finale revealed that what was inside Mount Weather was quite unexpected, as Clarke (Eliza Taylor) found herself captured by heavily armed soldiers and locked inside a stark white and technologically equipped room.