Google's latest service rolls out a year after the company lost Twitch.tv to Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The service has the potential to capitalize on YouTube's already massive user base and turn the project into an extremely successful venture.
JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImagesJoe Chidley: Should investors abandon companies with bad PR? Maybe - but only when it matters. And there is a big difference between the kind of stuff that's allegedly going on at Amazon and the scandals that have rocked ...
The sell side firm reviewed the top five buy names including Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).
According to the New York Times (NYT), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has become a target of criticism on social media for its parental leave policies, and lack of employee benefits toward childbirth, family, and health reasons.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) spiked 3.13% in pre-market trading up to $480.97 after Evercore ISI analyst Ken Sena upgraded the ecommerce company from Hold to Buy, though he left his price target unchanged at $585.