Google squirms as Oracle blurts out Android profits

Google asked a court to redact financial data about Android after an Oracle lawyer outlined profits and revenue. Here's a look at the court doc.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor

Google apparently has generated $22 billion in profit on $31 billion in revenue and isn't pleased that figure was disclosed.

Bloomberg reported that a lawyer for Oracle disclosed financial information that should have been outlined in court. Android revenue and profit hasn't been disclosed.

Oracle and Google are now in a U.S. District Court in San Francisco after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case. Google had hoped to end the case. Oracle is seeking damages and has expanded its case to new Android versions.

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The ongoing battle between the two is forcing Google to rewrite code for the next Android.

In a court document Jan. 20, Google asked the judge to seal information related to Google and Apple financial exchanges and to redact the information the Oracle lawyer disclosed. Here's Google's argument:

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