3D-printed pet figurines let you ‘have your dog forever,’ says Calgary company

60-camera system used to create lifelike three-dimensional representations A Calgary company that offers doggy daycare and pet photography has gone 3D. “It gives you a three-dimensional figurine that you can hold in the palm of your hand that looks exactly like your dog,” managing director Brian Burke told CBC News on Monday. “It’s not as […]

3 High-Yield Tech Stocks

As many people search for the best high-yield dividend stocks, the fast-changing tech sector is often the last place they look. But make no mistake; some of the market’s most promising dividend stocks hail from the world of technology. So we asked three top Motley Fool investors to each pick a high-yield tech stock that […]

Warren Buffett’s Wells Fargo Problem

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A)(NYSE: BRK-B) owns a big slug of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), a company that is quickly becoming a big problem for the Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate. A series of high-profile problems, including news that Wells Fargo opened 3.5 million fake accounts, and a recent discovery that the bank charged […]

How to Fix Your Credit After Identity Theft

Identity theft and credit card fraud are on the rise. Advisory firm Javelin Strategy & Research reported a 16 percent increase in the “identity fraud incidence rate” in 2016, the highest since the firm started tracking in 2003. The result? A massive $16 billion of losses during a single year. Although the majority of these […]

New mortgage stress test rules have borrowers flocking to alternative lenders

Mortgage brokers say the borrower rejection rate from large banks and traditional monoline mortgage lenders has gone up as much as 20 per cent after Canada’s banking regulator imposed a new stress test for home buyers who don’t need mortgage insurance. As a result, alternative lenders are seeing an uptick in business as brokers increasingly […]

Google unlocks the Pixel 2’s HDR+ skills in third-party apps like Instagram

The Google Pixel 2 comes with a number of innovative camera features, but the full photo potential of the smartphone is only accessible from the native camera app — until now. Google is now activating the Pixel Visual Core on third-party apps as the February monthly update rolls out. The chip’s full activation means that […]

Craft brewery boom’s been good for P.E.I. manufacturer

DME Brewing Solutions has sold its stainless steel tanks in 67 countries DME Brewing Solutions has come a long way since its humble beginnings 27 years ago, when it workers had to scrounge around just for basic tools. Today, the Charlottetown company has established itself as the dominant player in the booming craft brewing industry. […]

Church offers free prom dresses to Island high schoolers

Cornerstone Baptist Church is offering over 200 dresses, along with purses, shoes and jewelry A church in Cornwall, P.E.I., is helping high school graduates get all dolled up for prom. The Cornerstone Baptist Church in Cornwall has collected more than 200 prom dresses, along with jewelry, purses and shoes that will be given away for […]