Lawsuit Filed Against Walmart For Allegedly Dumping Hazardous Waste ⚠️

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Welcome to Roy Overload daily business, tech and finance news. I'm Scott declary. This is what's making news today. A lawsuit is filed against Walmart for allegedly dumping hazardous waste. Finance gets regulatory approval from Canada and Bahrain. Neo Banking Startup Jupiter raises eighty six million dollars in series see funding. And lastly, zoom acquires the software assets of Liminal to boost virtual event offerings. Let's jump right into it. So first story of the day there was just lawsuit was just filed against Walmart for allegedly dumping hazardous waste. So on December twenty seven, just yesterday, California filed a lawsuit against the retail giant Walmart for allegedly disposing hazardous waste at landfills across the state. The lawsuit has accused Walmart of illegally dumping one hundred and fifty nine thousand pounds of hazardous waste every single year into landfills that are not capable of handling harmful materials like liftian batteries,...

...pesticides, cleaning supplies, etc. Additionally, the complaint also accuses Walmart of Breaking California's environmental laws. For the past Walmart has dumped not only toxic waste but also confidential customer information that these landfills, claims the lawsuit. Walmart spokesperson Randy Hargrove called the lawsuit on fair and said the company would fight it. We have met with the state numerous times to walk them through our industry leading hazardous waste compliance programs and an effort to avoid let a gation, but instead they filed this unjustified lawsuit Hart growth set in a statement. He added the state is demanding a level of compliance regarding waste disposal from our stores of common household products and other items that goes beyond what is required by law and we intend to defend this company, he went on. Moving over to the next story, Crypto News. Binance gets regulatory approval from Canada and Bach Rain. So the cryptocurrency exchange binance has secured regulatory approval to offer crypto services in Canada and bath rain. Finance, which is the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading...

...volume, has received an msb license to provide crypto currency services in Canada. The company will be incorporated as Binance Canada capital markets and will be operating as a money services business allowing transactions and digital assets for an exchange in money transfer. Following the approval, finance Cyeo Chang pen is out or SEZ, posted a tweet confirming the approval. And addition, binance has also secured an in principle license by the Central Bank of Bahrain to operate as a digital assets service platform in the Kingdom of Bahrain. With this, finance has become the first company to get in principal approval in the Middle East and North African region. SEZ confirmed the licensing on twitter, saying boom, binance awarded in prison in principal approval as a crypto asset service provider in the Kingdom of by rain. So obviously he's super excited about this. It's a landmark milestone for for binance and for Crypt Dope. On the back of these developments, it looks like Binans is once again attempting to grow its footprint globally. Next story, the...

NEO banking startup Jupiter raises eighty six million dollars in series C funding. So the Indian based NEO banking startup Jupiter has raised eighty six million in the serious round. The finding was led by qed investors and Sequoia Growth Fund. The round also saw participation from existing investors tiger global, four capital Matrix partners and be next found in two thousand and nineteen by Jetendra Gupta. Jupiter is a digital banking platform that helps users to open bank accounts digitally. The startup offers visa debit cards and insights on consumer spending and partnership with the Federal Bank and Access Bank. The startup has depended on an invite only model to create interest amongst users. The Beta version of the APP was released in June. Jupiter will invest the late proceedings into customer acquisition. The company is presently adding thousands of new customers every single day. It aims to on board more than one a million new accounts in the next four months. It is also looking to expand into lending services next year. And lastly, zoom acquires the software assets...

...of Liminal to boost virtual event offerings. So the video conferencing platform zoom has acquired a zoom based broadcast tool set from the virtual event production startup liminal. The solutions offered by Liminal are largely built on zooms software development kit and include zoom ISO and zoom OSC APPs. The Zoom O sc APPs integrate into zoom with third party software and hardware and especially designed to improve professional meetings and events. On the other hand, zoom is so APPs create individual video outputs of the users in a zoom meeting, allowing them to export themselves as separate outputs. Following the acquisition, liminal's cofounders, Andy Carlucio and Jonathan Cocoa Tajlow will also join zoom. In a blog post, Zoom said the acquisition of liminals assets will help bridge zoom with traditional and emerging event control applications and hardware to help theaters, broadcast studios and other creative organizations address complex technical production needs and...

...collaborate and create online effectively. In addition, the company also plans to expand its platform capabilities and wants to cover other services like editing, creative production, customizable live event experiences with robust pre event planning, in event management and post event analytics. And in other news from around the Internet, logistics as a service company clear now just raise fifty million dollars. So clear now the smart logistics as a service company, or La as company has raised fifty million dollars in its series be funding round. Funding was led by Cane Partners Fund and also sought participation from existing investors. Great Point Ventures are Gean capital, autotech ventures and a new investor, activate capital. anyways, that's it for today. Hope you enjoyed if you found value in this, share this with one other person. They can go subscribe for daily business, tech, can finance news and newsletter dot Roy overloadcom. Have a great day. I'll see a.

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