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.

Recent content from Steve Alexander

Digital River to help Adobe sell subscription software

The software deal is one of the first major steps for new Chief Executive David Dobson.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 09:20 PM

Eden Prairie-based Stratasys to buy MakerBot for $403 million

The deal gives Stratasys access to the growing consumer market for 3-D printing.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 08:48 PM

Techne acquires Mass. firm for $104M

Mass.-based company offers products to verify the proper operation of certain medical devices.

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 08:33 PM

Alexander: Why Wi-Fi is speedier than Internet

Q You wrote that any Wi-Fi router you can buy today will be much faster than your Internet connection. Does...

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 07:50 PM

Citing financial issues, Uroplasty puts CFO on leave, delays filing with SEC

Company is reviewing order recognition process and sales commissions, but says earnings figures unlikely to be affected.

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 08:35 PM

Arden Hills medical monitoring firm IntriCon cuts 35 jobs

Arden Hills-based firm seeks to cut costs by $3 million a year.

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 10:35 AM

IBM continues global job trimming; impact on Rochester unclear

While IBM isn’t saying how many of the latest cuts will come from the Rochester development and manufacturing plant, which dates back to 1956, the workforce there has steadily declined for the last 20 years.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 09:42 PM

Alexander: Watching TV via Internet, Wi-Fi and dish

Q: When you wrote about “Which TV system for the digital age” three weeks ago, you didn’t answer all of...

Updated: June 11, 2013, - 07:49 PM

Stratasys stock rises 5.3 percent on acquisition rumor

In the hot field of 3-D printers, Stratasys is rumored to be in talks to acquire MakerBot.

Updated: June 10, 2013, - 09:21 PM

U.S. Bank offers a wave of the phone to replace a swipe of the card

U.S. Bank’s service is for iPhone 4 and 4S users, and requires signing up for a credit card.

Updated: June 08, 2013, - 04:23 PM

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