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

IntriCon shares fall as investors react to depth of revenue decline

The company signaled the decline in June, but the second-quarter results announced Thursday showed its size.

Updated: August 09, 2013, - 09:08 PM

Aug. 9: Wayzata firm denies allegations over train disaster

Dakota Plains Holdings Inc., a Wayzata firm that has been sued over the July 6 oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec, said Thursday that the allegations against it are baseless.

Updated: August 09, 2013, - 09:06 AM

Stratasys shares soar 14 percent as company raises growth target

Second-quarter margins and revenue were helped by the merger with Israeli firm Objet.

Updated: August 08, 2013, - 09:28 PM

Alexander: Bezos' foray into newspapers suggests much e-potential

The big news in the news business is that billionaire Jeff Bezos, CEO of, has bought the financially ailing...

Updated: August 07, 2013, - 11:54 AM

Target buys beauty and skin-care firm DermStore Beauty Group

DermStore Beauty Group will become a subsidiary, but operate under its own name.

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 09:06 PM

C.H. Robinson second-quarter profit falls, missing analysts' forecasts

The logistics firm’s stock dropped about 3 percent in after-hours trading.

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 05:32 PM

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

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