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.

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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

Alexander: Forward an e-mail but not the addresses

Q: How can I delete a group of e-mail addresses from an e-mail I’m forwarding? I use Windows.Leon Rogers,Mayfield, Ky.A:...

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 06:34 PM

CenturyLink's Savvis to build new cloud data center in Shakopee

The CenturyLink subsidiary didn’t disclose how many jobs will be created at the new cloud computing center.

Updated: October 01, 2013, - 10:41 AM

Medtronic gets US approval for artificial pancreas system with auto shut-off

The device, for patients who are at least 16, will become available in a few weeks.

Updated: September 27, 2013, - 08:45 PM

Medtronic, Insulet settle patent dispute

The settlement, with legal fees, will cost insulin pump maker Insulet about $10 million.

Updated: September 26, 2013, - 09:19 PM

IPhone 5s may be in short supply for months, Piper analyst says

Apple’s shipping schedules around the world suggest continued shortages, Piper analyst Gene Munster said.

Updated: September 26, 2013, - 09:11 PM

Google takes CoCo, a Minneapolis workspace firm, under its wing

The business incubator is one of seven firms across the U.S. that will get financial, technical help.

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 08:56 PM

Alexander: Finding a PC that can sing and dance

Q: I want to buy a laptop for playing dance and listening music and for karaoke singing. What should I...

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 10:02 AM

Medtronic settles wage discrimination suit with $290,000 payment

The settlement with 78 Hispanic workers includes wages and interest dating back to 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor says.

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 07:50 PM

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