Amazon.com's (AMZN - Analyst Report) second-quarter EPS of 1.78 was way ahead of the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.14. The North America and AWS segments were strong contributors to profits while investments in international continued.
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.
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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.