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
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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 - 4:20 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 spokesman for Zenith Electronics says Polley, the inventor of the "Flash-Matic," the first wireless TV remote control, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, of natural causes ... 05/23/2012 - 3:10 am | View Link
TV remote control inventor dies Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless TV remote control, has died at the age of 96, according to the firm he worked for. The engineer died of natural causes at a suburban Chicago hospital. Polley's 1955 Flash-Matic pointed a beam of light at ... 05/23/2012 - 12:41 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 - 12:33 am | View Link
Eugene Polley dies at 96; inventor of wireless TV remote control Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96. Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in ... 05/22/2012 - 2:39 pm | View Link
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Disney has officially revealed a trio of villains headed to the upcoming Disney Infinity 2.0.
Guardians of the Galaxy's Ronan, Spider-Man's Green Goblin and the Avengers' Loki are all set to make their way into Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes when it launches later this year. Check the trio out in the above video.
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes was revealed earlier this year, confirming a starter pack including Thor, Black Widow and Iron Man, as well as Hulk, Hawkeye and Captain America also being available.
Sony has confirmed PS4 System Software Update 1.75 is now rolling out.
As we reported last week, this update introduces the ability for the console to play 3D Blu-Ray films.
The update marks the first time we've seen new features arrive on the console since April, when ShareFactory was introduced. The decision to announce the addition so suddenly may, in part, be due to Microsoft's confirmation 3D Blu-Ray support is heading to Xbox One.