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.

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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

Alexander: Can you move your Office to a new PC?

Q: I recently purchased a new PC for my daughter, and I’d like to move Microsoft Office 2007 from her...

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 04:04 PM

Coco's new work space in Uptown gets an established software firm

North Mankato-based Navitor sees “Coworking & Collaborative Space” as a place to work and to hire.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 08:27 PM

Christopher & Banks' loss narrowed, stock rises

The latest results at Christopher & Banks Corp. fit pretty well with investors.On Tuesday, the Plymouth-based women’s fashion retailer posted...

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 08:48 PM

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