Steve Alexander

Columnist/Reporter | Technology
Phone: 612-673-4553
Steve Alexander follows consumer and business technology trends, and writes a weekly question and answer column for consumers.

Recent content from Steve Alexander

Delta Air Lines gives employees highest-ever profit-sharing

Thousands of Minnesota employees will get a cut of the airline’s $10.5 billion in earnings.

Updated: February 17, 2014, - 08:07 PM

PreciouStatus wants to become the informative app for day-care parents

The software also can update parents with children in school as well as the families of the elderly.

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Allete, parent of Minnesota Power, has mixed fourth quarter

Allete Inc. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter profit jump that fell just short of expectations.Allete, the Duluth-based parent company of...

Updated: February 14, 2014, - 09:02 PM

Supervalu plans national trade show in St. Paul

The company's first national “sales expo” for customers of its wholesale operation is expected to draw 3,000 people to RiverCentre in August.

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 10:33 AM

Alexander: How to stop hanging out with Google

Q: How do I remove Google Hangouts from my Motorola Android phone? I prefer to use the basic SMS [Short...

Updated: February 12, 2014, - 08:17 AM

Mankato lands a third national distribution center, this time from FedEx Ground

City officials say they are negotiating with FedEx’s agents for construction at a bigger site.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 11:17 PM

Imation earnings rise despite revenue decline

One-time gains from a land sale and a court decision aided earnings.

Updated: February 07, 2014, - 08:38 PM

Terms keep improving in deal for Chaska-based Lake Region Medical

It’s been a good week at Lake Region Medical, the Chaska medical components maker being acquired by Accellent Inc. of...

Updated: February 06, 2014, - 09:00 PM

Digital River 4Q results beat expectations, but signals a 1Q miss

Adjusted earnings, although above expectations, were well under last year’s results.

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 10:02 PM

Alexander: A phone app to rescue lost Comcast mail

Q: In December I switched to a Samsung Galaxy 4 smartphone from a BlackBerry. While I can receive e-mail on...

Updated: February 04, 2014, - 06:09 PM

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