Economy

April 11, 2011 8:58 PM

Vending machines get high tech and tamper proof

Vending machines are getting a lot smarter — and tougher to shake down. Machines equipped with wireless, web-based monitoring systems are not only helping the $20 billion American vending industry sell more products, they're also helping to stop thieves.

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