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.
Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 2.16 % on Thursday reported in its third consecutive record profit, nearly doubling its prior high-water mark, and its fifth straight quarter in the black.
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.
The CBS "eye" and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York Thomson Reuters.
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits last week rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve's view of a stronger job market.