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 - 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
TV remote control inventor passes away His invention, the first wireless TV remote, began as a luxury, but with the introduction of hundreds of channels and viewing technologies it has become a necessity. Just ask anyone who's lost a remote. Mr Polley died of natural causes on Sunday at a ... 05/22/2012 - 4:17 pm | View Link
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The First Television Remote Control! (1961) The Remote Control used to be more complicated than setting the clock on your microwave. It's no wonder that the word "couch potato" is a recent term and ... 10/28/2014 - 12:16 am | View Website
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Our planet isn't in very good shape. The good news, according to "Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth" (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we'll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we'd better start looking for a new home.
Nintendo is developing a device to monitor your sleeping behaviour.
Announced during the Nintendo corporate management policy briefing, the device is part of a new initiative the company is looking into. The Quality Of Life campaign (QOL) aims to improve lives by redefining entertainment in what Nintendo refers to as "enjoyable ways."
"Everyone needs to sleep, and all of us get tired," the briefing reads.