Slate Magazine (blog)Android A Bad Deal... For GoogleInformationWeekAnd the other revenues from Android? What other revenues from Android? Google Play is, from what I can see, the only way Google makes money off Android.
In a week when Google missed their earnings estimate and the number of searches done last quarter went DOWN it is worth asking if the Google era is over (http://www.scoop.it/t/digital-revolution-leaderboard/p/2980796143/why-google-missed-earnings-today-in-a-single-word-mobile ).
The era of websites and searches is giving way to MOBILE and MOBILE be creatin' some chaos around here. The digital mafia (Amazon, Google, Facebook) have been caught behind. The Mobile First Moveent is looking prescient and ahead ( http://www.scoop.it/t/mobile-revolution/p/1277764146/a-book-apart-mobile-first ).