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. He also is a general-assignment reporter for business news.

Recent content from Steve Alexander

Alexander: Locked out of Facebook by e-mail switch

Q: When I switched my Internet service from Comcast to CenturyLink, I wanted to notify Facebook that I had changed...

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 08:17 PM

Best Buy sends out $10 use-it-on-anything coupons

Analysts say Best Buy seeks to counteract “showrooming” during a tough holiday season.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 02:07 PM

Stratasys execs raise outlook for a second quarter in a row

Investors, showing they’re becoming more accustomed to an aggressive forecast, sent shares up 3.3 percent.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 09:08 PM

Regis surprises with a thin adjusted profit

The hair salon company, in the midst of reorganization, reported a net loss for the period.

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:56 PM

Target offers $200 trade-in on any undamaged iPad

Target's offer is substantially higher than consumers can get for older iPad models and is a sign of the efforts retailers are making to get people shopping for the holidays early.

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:45 PM

Alexander: If YouTube videos halt, give this a try

Q: I have a problem playing YouTube videos on my computer. Whenever I click on a YouTube link or just...

Updated: November 05, 2013, - 06:42 PM

Minnesota now covered by LTE cellphone service, carriers say

All four major cellphone carriers offer LTE service, though only two blanket the state.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 05:07 PM

Allete earnings miss Wall Street expectations by 10 cents a share

Minnesota Power’s parent firm said annual earnings will be at the low end of expectations.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 08:20 PM

G&K Services quarterly results beat expectations

The Minnetonka company’s operating profit margin reached its highest level in more than a decade.

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 08:55 PM

Alexander: You've got mail? Not in free AOL

Q: In April, I canceled a paid AOL subscription by phone, but opted to continue using the free version of...

Updated: October 29, 2013, - 05:00 PM

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