Netflix’s subscriber growth surged in the first quarter, with the number of U.S. subscribers finishing March at a tad under 70 million, up 2.3 million over December. That was a much faster growth than Netflix saw all through last year in the U.S., reflecting how the pandemic has given the video streaming service a boost. Globally, Netflix reached 182.8 million subscribers, up from 167 million at...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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