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

Dissident shareholders crank up the heat on ValueVision

Clinton Group, seeking to install its own directors, accuses the company of delaying tactics.

Updated: November 18, 2013, - 09:01 PM

ValueVision sets March shareholder meeting to consider dissidents' plan

The Clinton Group, seeking a change in management, was pushing for a late January meeting.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 08:31 PM

Land O'Lakes earnings up sharply on slight revenue gain

The agricultural cooperative cited strong earnings in crop additives and dairy products.

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 10:53 AM

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

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