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

Aug. 6: Monticello reactor back at full power

Renovation cost twice the original estimate; now PUC will examine how much money Xcel can recover via a rate increase.

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 11:18 AM

Patterson acquires dental practice software provider Mercer Mastery

Terms of the all-cash transaction weren’t disclosed.

Updated: August 02, 2013, - 10:45 AM

Imation beats expectations, but losses continue

Shares rose after the company reported a net loss of $5.1 million.

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 09:20 PM

UPS Store to test 3-D printing service using Stratasys printer

Consumers, start-ups and small businesses can use the device from Eden Prairie’s Stratasys.

Updated: July 31, 2013, - 09:15 PM

Alexander: How to move files, photos, songs to another PC

Q: I need to use a flash drive to copy my files, photos and iTunes music from a PC that...

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 07:05 PM

Comcast’s new X1 service ties Net apps into cable box

It includes Facebook, Pandora – but initially it’s offered only to those with Triple Play service.

Updated: July 29, 2013, - 09:23 PM

CenterPoint buys former Neiman Marcus building

The Houston-based natural gas utility will centralize its Minnesota operations at 5th Street and Nicollet Mall within two years.

Updated: July 26, 2013, - 12:31 PM

Life Time profit beat expectations; fitness firm ramps up expansions

Net earnings rose nearly 10 percent in the quarter.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 08:58 PM

Capella stock jumps after it beats estimates

It was the second quarterly upside surprise in a row for the online education firm.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 08:11 PM

Alexander: Security program wants to block Malwarebytes

Q: You frequently recommend using the Malwarebytes PC security program, but when I try my McAfee security software blocks me....

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 04:31 PM

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