Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Facebook Plans to Develop a Digital Global Currency
Libra Page
Company Announcement

The social network announced that it’s launching Libra, a global currency powered by blockchain technology.

The move is expected to let users send, receive, spend, and secure their money through Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, and through a standalone app.

Founding members and partners of the open source project include, Visa, Uber, and Kiva. According to the company, Libra is expected to launch in 2020.

Lululemon Launches a Self Care Line
Press Release

The Vancouver-based company announced that it’s launching a personal care line which includes products such as deodorant, shampoo, and moisturizers.

The full launch follows successful product tests earlier in the year.

As part of the announcement, the new self care line will be available on its website, “in 50 lululemon stores, at select studio partners in North America, and on”.

The company stated that the partnership with Sephora looks to help it expand its reach and partner with an authority in the personal care space.”

Amazon Plans to Expand its Dedicated Air Network
Press Release

The technology company announced that it’s partnering with GE Capital Aviation Services to lease 15 additional Boeing 737-800 cargo aircraft that’s in addition to the 5 aircraft already leased by the company.

The company stated that its fleet will fly within the United States in “more than 20 air gateways in the Amazon Air network.”

Amazon launched its Air Network in 2016 with the goal of supporting faster package delivery to its growing customer base.