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SpaceX rocket explodes. ('Rockets are tricky,' says Elon Musk)

After a malfunction during a test flight, a Falcon 9 Reusable rocket built by Musk's firm explodes over McGregor, Texas.

By August 23, 2014

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Adobe's transition to cloud could be tricky

Lost in the mobile Flash hubbub is Adobe's big shift to cloud computing and software as a service.

By November 9, 2011

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Apple making a shrunken iPhone? That would be tricky

Rumors are swirling about an "iPhone Nano," or a smaller, cheaper iPhone that Apple is readying. Trying to imagine how the iPhone could be smaller or more lightly featured and still worth buying is difficult.

By February 15, 2011

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Tricky transitions in tech leadership

Somehow we initially managed to misidentify one of the co-founders of Hewlett-Packard. His name is Bill Hewlett.

By January 19, 2011

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Tricky transitions in tech leadership

Companies in the relatively young tech industry haven't endured all that many transfers of power from iconic founders to new managers. Here are a few that have.

By January 19, 2011

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Rashid: Battery power is a tricky thing

Microsoft's research chief talks about computing in rural India, the Kindle, and how your laptop is essentially a bomb that (hopefully) will never detonate.

By October 29, 2008

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Landing on a comet is hard: Rosetta searches for the sweet spot

The Rosetta mission has narrowed down the selection of possible landing sites to just five candidates, but it's going to be tricky to touch down.

By August 26, 2014

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Clean tech promising but tricky in the developing world

Competition highlights special hurdles faced by start-ups attempting to provide clean technologies for people in developing nations.

By May 16, 2008

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Pricing pollution a tricky business

Carbon trading is taking off, but what concrete results do these abstract markets achieve?

By September 18, 2007

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Conspiracy theory: A tricky standards game for Microsoft? (Rik van Riel)

Microsoft's patent agreements with Linux distributors may have less to do with patents than with Office "standards," suggests Rik van Riel.

By June 18, 2007