Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, July 2, 2013

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As everyone turns their air conditioners up to eleven, a new solar power plant called Ivanpah is set to open in California's Mojave Desert. The giant solar facility could be the future -- or, it could become just footnote in the history of clean energy. And a rare musical example of a tech person singing praises of another tech person. Yes, this is a thing that exists in the world.

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The future of desert solar power

Solar facilities like Ivanpah could be the future -- or, they could be a footnote in the history of clean energy.
Posted In: solar power, alternative energy, california, desert

Vobfus and Beebone: Two computer viruses team up to infect computers

Computer viruses are bad enough, but what happens when they start cooperating to ruin your digital life?
Posted In: computer virus, hacking

Zynga, seeking mobile turnaround, names Microsoft Xbox head as CEO

Microsoft executive Don Mattrick will become the next CEO of social gaming company Zynga as the company seeks salvation through mobile platforms.
Posted In: zynga, Microsoft, video game, xbox

Groupon founder tries hand at motivational music

Groupon’s ousted founder Andrew Mason thinks he has some business wisdom to impart. So, he’s cut an inspiration album.
Posted In: Music, groupon