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

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

Tennant sees 21% jump in quarterly earnings

Shares fell after the cleaning equipment company narrowed its earnings forecast for the full year.

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 09:28 PM

Alexander: Prepare yourself for end of Windows XP updates next year

Q: I’m surprised that I haven’t seen anything in your column about the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP...

Updated: October 23, 2013, - 08:49 AM

Capella Education profit leaps 23 percent

Earnings grew despite a decline in student enrollments at the online Capella University.

Updated: October 22, 2013, - 09:30 PM

Piper Jaffray beats 3Q earnings and revenue expectations

The company cited diversification as the key to its performance.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 06:52 PM

Number cruncher Nate Silver says his approach is not tricky

Stat wizard Nate Silver is looking to broaden the data analysis business to sports and economics – and more.

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Alexander: The right way to make print photos digital

Q: I would like to scan my own photographic prints into digital images, but I’m having trouble finding a scanner...

Updated: October 15, 2013, - 05:07 PM

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