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Sia, Estelle, Sons & Daughters

On Crossfade TV this week, the Download Music crew kicks off the new year with a look at exciting new '08 releases from Scottish rockers Sons & Daughters, Zero 7 vocalist Sia, and London R&B-pop diva Estelle, whose funky 'American Boy' features Kanye West.

May 21, 2008


Utilities Updates: AcidSearch 0.4; SafariSIA 1.0b1; MainMenu 0.2.6; Rubbish 1.0; more

Utilities Updates: AcidSearch 0.4; SafariSIA 1.0b1; MainMenu 0.2.6; Rubbish 1.0; more

By April 18, 2005


Solar plane that can fly at night begins cross-country trip

The first plane to fly day and night on solar power took off Friday from Moffett Field in California, headed across the U.S. Two pilots will take turns flying 20-hour stretches apiece on the 5-leg trip, ending at New York's JFK Airport in early July. The Solar Impulse HB-SIA aircraft has the wingspan of a jumbo jet but the weight of a car, and will travel about 40 miles an hour.

May 3, 2013


Chip group sees first sales decline since 2001

This story misstated the day the SIA made its announcement. It is Wednesday.

By November 19, 2008


New solar airplane unveiled in Switzerland

The Solar Impluse HB-SIA is designed to fly day and night without fuel. A prototype is scheduled for a test flight before the end of the year.

By June 29, 2009


Pee here to find out if you have cancer

An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.

By February 25, 2014


Solar-powered plane heads to Washington

The Solar Impulse starts the fourth leg of its flight across America, but it will have to make a pit stop in Cincinnati to avoid bad weather before landing in Washington, D.C.

By June 14, 2013


Shine on: Solar Impulse plane begins journey across America

The solar-powered airplane departs California on a tour that will take it across the nation ahead of a globe-circling journey in 2015.

By May 3, 2013


Spotify reveals what Aussies listened to in 2012

Want to see what your fellow countrymen and women were streaming in 2012? Spotify spills the beans on the music listening habits of Aussies.

By December 3, 2012


Chip sales hit record $298 billion in 2010

Global sales of semiconductors rise nearly 32 percent in 2010, reaching a record level of $298.3 billion, according to new stats from the Semiconductor Industry Association.

By February 1, 2011