Home Depot taps Bluetooth tech to thwart tool thieves


Home Depot is turning to Bluetooth technology to stop shoplifters from taking power tools without affecting the shopping experience for customers. The technology, which was tested at a few stores and will now be rolled out to all Home Depot stores in the US, will keep the tools from working until they are activated at the point of sale.

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