TV, comic, and screen writer J. Michael Straczynski has been signed to write an update of the 1956 film Forbidden Planet, according to Hollywood Reporter. Joel Silver is producing; the film is set up at Warner Bros.
“American Dad” executive producers Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman have signed new overall deals with 20th Century Fox TV, reports Variety.
The deals come as Fox officially greenlights a fifth season of “Dad.” The show is in its fourth year, but [...]
After several previous brushes with cancellation, Fox has opted not to renew veteran animated comedy “King of the Hill” beyond its current 13th season.
Users of Google’s Gmail service can now send text message chats to mobile phones using the webapp’s built-in Chat feature.
Google is adding the experimental functionality through Gmail Labs. To turn it on, go to the Labs tab within Gmail’s [...]
A $9,500 LOUNGE CHAIR THAT FLOATS ABOVE THE GROUND VIA MAGNETS — yeah, a maglev chair — is on display at Britain’s gadget show called Stuff Live.
There’s new information this week concerning Google SearchWiki, an experimental feature that allows users to annotate, rank, amend and rearrange search results, and to see how other people have modified theirs.
Today, Intel and Asus unveiled a collaborative project which they hope will yield the first PC designed by “crowdsourcing.”
Apparently, when the New Xbox Experience goes live on November 19, users with NetFlix accounts will be able to stream movies to the Xbox360 in HD. This is actually the first platform that will allow streaming of fully HD movies. [...]
Atari has grabbed the publishing rights for the new Riddick game, Assault on Dark Athena, as well as the new Ghostbusters game that caused such a stir a few months ago. Both games are due out later next year, and [...]
NCsoft will release it as a Special Edition game this holiday, but an exact release date is not yet known.