Pandemic and chill: Netflix adds a cool 16M subscribers

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA (AP) – Netflix picked up nearly 16 million global subscribers during the first three months of the year, helping cement its status as one of the world’s most essential services in times of isolation or crisis. The quarter spanned the beginning of stay-at-home orders in the United Staes (US) and around the world, a response to the coronavirus pandemic that apparently led millions to latch onto Netflix for entertainment and comfort when most had nowhere to be but home. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin