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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. 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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2 Ways Wal-Mart Is Gearing Up to Take on Amazon

The retail giant is looking to invest heavily in taking on the online sales leader.

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How Big Will The Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts Spinoffs Be For Warner Bros?

The movies are based on a book that's not a novel where the boy wizard does not appear.

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Has T-Mobile's John Legere Nailed Best Buy's Big Problem?

The outspoken CEO could not resist slamming the retailer even though it sells his company's phones.

Fri Oct 17

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2 Reasons Why CBS All Access Will Flop

The new service is attempting to sell content that is mostly free anyway to an audience largely not interested in its shows.

Thu Oct 16

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Which 5 States Are Charging an Arm and a Leg For Cigarettes?

The price of being a smoker keeps going up and a pack now costs more than $5 in all 50 states.

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Why 'Captain America 3' Has A Shot At Being The Biggest Movie Of All Time

Marvel's films have grown steadily more popular and the addition of Robert Downey Jr. plus a legendary story could make this sequel the most successful one yet.

Wed Oct 15

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Dankline published an article 4:57 PM

Is Microsoft's Windows 10 Already a Hit?

A program designed to let IT professionals test the new operating system has been very successful.

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Can Ads And Cable TV Get the WWE Network Off the Mat?

The company may have to change strategies to save its over-the-top streaming service.

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Here's The One Thing That's Hurting McDonald's Corporation The Most

Two surveys show that the company has a big problem on its hands that goes between two (sometimes three) pieces of bread.

Tue Oct 14

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Dankline published an article 10:21 PM

Are Cable's Small Companies Leading the Charge Against Big TV?

The current model is failing fast, and some tiny providers may soon bring about some big changes.

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Can Disney's 'Frozen' Save JC Penney Company Inc?

Huge demand for merchandise from the hit movie has brought shoppers to any store which might have it.

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Siri vs Cortana vs Dom: Is Domino's Virtual Assistant A Game-Changer or Ridiculous?

The new feature has been added to the pizza-makers's app, but will anyone use it?

Mon Oct 13

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Can Microsoft Corporation Sell Business Owners On Surface Pro 3?

The company is banking on its traditional user base to support its struggling product line.

Sun Oct 12

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Overly Bloated Cable Bill? You'll Be Surprised Who's To Blame

Both appear to be working together to make sure you pay more by forcing you to buy channels you don't want.

Sat Oct 11

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Disney's FastPass+ Bets People Will Pay to Not Stand in Lines

The company is trying out a new system where certain popular rides would be offered on a reservation-only system.

Fri Oct 10

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Dankline published an article 7:36 PM

Report Shows Apple's Siri Could Kill You -- Here's How

A new study from AAA shows that using the voice assistant while driving is highly distracting.

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Believe It or Not, Verizon Thinks Traditional Cable Is Doomed

The company plans to offer a digital a la carte service in 2015.

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Has Sony's Digital TV Service Already Failed?

It has been reported that the company plans to charge rates that are similar to that of a wired cable subscription for its new OTT digital streaming service.

Thu Oct 9

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Dankline published an article 10:13 AM

Comcast vs. Netflix: Can the Streaming Service Block the Time Warner Cable Deal?

Netflix does not want the two companies to merge because if they do, it could be a loser in the deal.

Wed Oct 8

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Dankline published an article 7:20 PM

Has Google Outsmarted Microsoft and Apple in the Education Market?

The search giant has been gaining ground in territory that has traditionally been dominated by its rivals.

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