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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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Is Amazon's Twitch Deal a Huge Blow to Google and YouTube?

The online retailer has been steeping up its battle with the search giant in recent months.

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How an Amazon Ad Network Could Threaten Google's Ad Dominance

The online retailer appears to be getting ready to kick Google off its platform and offer its own network for advertisers.

Tue Aug 26

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Microsoft vs. Apple: New Surface Ads Bring Back Mac, PC Battle

Microsoft is attempting to provide potential customers with a context for Surface Pro 3, which is needed because since being launched the Surface message has not been clear and sales have lagged.

Mon Aug 25

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T-Mobile CEO Steps Up Twitter War With AT&T

John Legere has not been shy as to his opinion on what he thinks of his competitor's "best ever" pricing plan.

Sun Aug 24

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Is There Any Hope for the NOOK Branded Samsung Galaxy Tab?

The NOOK-branded device is the first new tablet to carry the Barnes & Noble brand since 2012.

Fri Aug 22

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Can Microsoft’s Windows 9 Succeed Where Windows 8 Failed?

News has leaked that the company plans to introduce the new version of its popular operating system in late September.

Thu Aug 21

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Can YouTube’s Subscription Music Service Compete With Spotify, Pandora, and the Rest?

It's not official but the online video leader appears close to launching its long-rumored paid-streaming service.

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Will the Flagship HTC One Phone Help Microsoft Turn Around Windows Phone?

The manufacturer is the first to offer a top-tier phone for Windows that is not made by Microsoft's Nokia division.

Tue Aug 19

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Will a Sprint Corporation Price Cut Force AT&T and Verizon to Follow?

The company's new pricing puts it on par with T-Mobile, which has been growing, in large part, due to offering lower prices.

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Comcast's Customer Service Troubles Continue

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

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Will Apple, Inc.'s Purchase of Podcasting App Swell Crush SiriusXM?

The Swell app makes discovering podcasts easier and that is likely bad news for the satellite radio company.

Mon Aug 18

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Dankline published an article 9:56 AM

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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Dankline published an article 11:43 AM

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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Dankline published an article 8:33 AM

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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Dankline published an article 12:00 PM

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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