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Marketplace Tech for Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Jul 2, 2013

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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Groupon founder tries hand at motivational music

Jul 2, 2013
Groupon’s ousted founder Andrew Mason thinks he has some business wisdom to impart. So, he’s cut an inspiration album.

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

Jul 2, 2013
Microsoft executive Don Mattrick will become the next CEO of social gaming company Zynga as the company seeks salvation through mobile platforms.

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

Jul 2, 2013
Computer viruses are bad enough, but what happens when they start cooperating to ruin your digital life?

The future of desert solar power

Jul 2, 2013
Solar facilities like Ivanpah could be the future -- or, they could be a footnote in the history of clean energy.

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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