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

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

Oct. 2013: Target lays off 150 from corporate staff

The cut amounts to 1% of its corporate staff, as Target and other retailers have said they aren’t as optimistic about the rest of the year.

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 12:24 PM

Medtronic enters dialysis business via India joint venture

Medtronic Inc. said Wednesday it will enter the kidney dialysis business by starting a joint venture with India’s largest health...

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 08:00 PM

Alexander: How to find a disappearing DVD drive

Q: Ever since I played a vacation video on my PC’s DVD drive, I have been unable to copy additional...

Updated: October 08, 2013, - 05:55 PM

U.S. Supreme Court turns down Medtronic appeal

The suit dealing with repairing heart valves without surgery could cost the giant $245 million.

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 09:06 PM

Mankato telephone firm HickoryTech changing name to Enventis

To emphasize its business focus, HickoryTech began using the Enventis name in its extended market.

Updated: October 07, 2013, - 08:14 PM

MakerBot Digitizer copies anything on its turntable

The device, which works with a 3-D printer, is aimed at the creative community.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 09:11 PM

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