Quotw This was the week some Googler’s finger slipped at simply the improper second , sending its rather worrying financial results out a mite too early. We additionally know from the EU’s Android investigation announcement and from The Data’s nice scoop about Google’s confidential Android contract requirements , that Google’s contracts with manufacturs/OEMs mandate that Google Search and other apps be tied/bundled to Android and featured most prominently on the Android home screen.
It solely satirically asserted a ‘right to be forgotten’ in asking that the court redact any point out of the financials in the courtroom transcript as a result of that private financial knowledge is extremely sensitive and public disclosure could have vital negative effects on Google’s enterprise” and apparently public and investor perception of Google’s antitrust liabilities.
However not all of those units are available to make searches: many PCs are sitting in company environments the place they don’t seem to be related to the internet, or can’t be used to make Google searches: consider all of the machines in name centres, or functioning to run store tills, or in factories.
We realized these new key and incriminating Google financials from a Bloomberg report protecting the Oracle v. Google public courtroom proceedings over whether Google’s Android operating system infringed Oracle’s Java API copyrights. For that cause alone it has to be price an proprietor investing the time to work out the right way to interpret the financials. It’s an app that provides you entry to the Google Drive template gallery straight from the Create” menu.
What we didn’t know beforehand, but we now can derive from what we realized from Oracle’s disclosures is that Google Android earns >70% monopoly-like earnings from a really massive Android business that generates rather less than a third of Alphabet’s revenues, however over a 3rd of Alphabets’ gross earnings.