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

June 24: Clinton Group’s rebels capture ValueVision

CEO resigns, handing control of the company to dissidents who won half of the board seats.

Updated: June 23, 2014, - 08:14 PM

With the JamStik, you can make your own iPad music

Zivix aims to be instrumental in blending guitar-like playing with iPad portability.

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Medtronic discloses 2 data breaches, says no patient data accessed

Company says hackers accessed its computer systems on two occasions, but that no data was stolen – though some...

Updated: June 21, 2014, - 07:18 AM

ValueVision confirms that dissidents gained half its board seats

Results uphold Clinton Group claims that it won four board seats, but not the six it sought.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 08:21 PM

ValueVision board scrambled

Dissidents said they won 4 of 8 board seats in effort to oust CEO and reshape the unprofitable TV and...

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 09:03 PM

Techne acquires chemical analysis firm ProteinSimple for $300 million

The deal will complement Techne’s protein and antibody manufacturing operations.

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 11:27 AM

Alexander: E-mail safety plan locks out users

Q: I recently returned to Australia after six weeks of traveling to Thailand, England and Scotland. I didn’t take my...

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 05:13 PM

Alexander: If your desktop's date is off, its days are likely numbered

Q: I’ve had my Gateway desktop PC, model GT5620, for six or seven years. I noticed a few days ago...

Updated: June 10, 2014, - 06:21 PM

CenturyLink's new Shakopee data center will keep 'the cloud' safe

CenturyLink’s new Shakopee data center is the first in Minnesota to offer super-redundant “Tier 3” dependability to corporate customers.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 02:30 PM

Alexander: Her files are locked; who has the key?

Q: A local repair shop fixed my PC after it was attacked by a virus, but a few days later...

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:32 PM

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