For the primary time, the public and buyers have discovered that Alphabet-Google’s free” Android working system that contractually bundles Google’s search engine and its main search-producing apps YouTube and Maps, has really generated $31b in income and $22b in revenue 2009-2014 (with a telling monopoly-dimension >70% profit margin). They both middle on the same abusive monopoly self-dealing conduct, abusing a dominant search position in a single market to extend it into one other market, via default preferencing of Google search and content over aggressive offerings.
For search, we know the EU estimates that Google commands of >90% share of search within the EU; and we know that Google has disclosed that >50% of Google searches general occur in mobile by way of Android or Google’s exclusive search default deal with Apple.
What we didn’t know previously, but we now can derive from what we learned from Oracle’s disclosures is that Google Android earns >70% monopoly-like profits from a really huge Android business that generates rather less than a third of Alphabet’s revenues, but over a 3rd of Alphabets’ gross profits.
Seen via that lens, the reorganisation of Google into Alphabet is sensible: it’s looking for to get as many doubtlessly moneymaking new ideas fired off as soon as doable, whereas search and search revenues are still rising, and earlier than the growth of cell really pulls the averages down.
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