Google parent Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 0.51 % said quarterly profit soared 24%, the second internet giant in two days to report blockbuster earnings driven by consumers' rapid shift to mobile devices.
FILE - In this Friday, May 13, 2016 file photo, a mobile device shows the Didi Chuxing ride-hailing app at a shopping mall in Beijing, China.
Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has become the world's third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
The CBS "eye" and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York Thomson Reuters.
Critics of the U.K.'s first new nuclear plant in more than 20 years, who say the project will prove bad value for millions of British consumers, could be proved right after the government asked to review the deal.