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Daniel B. Kline

Daniel B. Kline is an accomplished writer and editor who has worked for the Microsoft Windows 8 Finance app and The Boston Globe, where he wrote for the paper and ran the Boston.com business desk. He also made regular appearances on Radio BDC and hosted the Boston.com live blog during the Boston Marathon bombing coverage. His latest book "Worst Ideas Ever" (Skyhorse) can be purchased at bookstores everywhere. Follow him on Twitter @worstideas In addition to his financial writing, Kline wrote a syndicated opinion column that appeared in hundreds of newspapers. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Celine, son, Joshua, and cats Caroline and Cookiepuss.

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Comcast's Customer Service Troubles Continue

The company has gone viral with multiple incidents of poor customer support.

Mon Aug 18

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Will a Global Rollout Save the WWE Network?

The company is rushing its struggling network into 170 countries.

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Microsoft Should Concede the Smartphone Market to Apple and Android

New numbers from IDC suggest the smartphone war may be over for the Windows maker.

Fri Aug 15

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Amazon Local Register Offers Retail Stores a Cheaper Checkout Option

The company plans to use price to take on eBay and Square.

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How Will Higher K-Cup Prices Affect Keurig Green Mountain Sales?

The company is raising prices on its popular single-serve coffee products by 9%.

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Why Did Customers Reject Burger King's Satisfries?

The lower-calorie french fries never caught on and are being dropped immediately by many of the chain's U.S. stores.

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Microsoft Offering Lower Price on Xbox One for the Holidays

The console has fallen well behind Sony's PlayStation 4 in sales.

Wed Aug 13

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Will the Facebook Messenger Move Hurt the Social Media Giant?

The company removed messaging from its main app and is forcing customers to download a second standalone app to send messages.

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Is HBO Getting Ready to Take on Netflix?

It may not be long before customers can subscribe to HBO digitally without a cable subscription.

Tue Aug 12

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Will Millennials Ruin the Marriage Business?

Fewer young people are getting married. Is this a short-term trend or a long-term shift in attitudes toward marriage?

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Microsoft vs. Google: Can Cheap Windows Laptops Take on Chromebooks?

Microsoft finally has an answer to Google's cheap machines.

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Will T-Mobile Overtake Sprint?

The No. 4 wireless carrier wants to be No. 3, and its CEO won't stop talking until he makes it happen.

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Can the Paid Video Market Keep Growing?

Americans keep spending more money on cable, streaming services, movies, and other video, but it's possible the ride will end soon.

Mon Aug 11

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Will e-Sports Broadcast Rights Be Valuable?

ESPN has put its toe in the water of broadcasting e-sports, and more will likely follow.

Sun Aug 10

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Can Same-Day Delivery of Books Help Google Take on Amazon?

The search giant has added Barnes & Noble as a partner to its Shopping Express service.

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Is Verizon Giving Its Unlimited Data Customers Less Than They Pay For?

The wireless carrier has begun throttling data on its 4G network for it heaviest users.

Fri Aug 8

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Is Microsoft Considering Killing the Surface?

The tablet may not make as much sense as it did when it was launched, and as losses continue to mount, its days may be numbered.

Thu Aug 7

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Is the Public Turning on Facebook?

The company has grown so large, it has become disliked by its own users.

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Can McDonald's Turn Its Fortunes Around?

The Golden Arches have seen falling sales in the U.S. for an extended period due to changing customer wants and increased competition.

Wed Aug 6

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Will T-Mobile Get Stolen From Sprint?

A second company has offered to buy the surging wireless carrier.

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