quote: You are having an extra thick headed weekend arent you? I am not quite getting your point.
quote: Can you name me one business that wouldn't like to make money when its competition makes a sale? Sounds like a great deal to me. I know Googles financial model is a bit to complex for you to follow. Just look at the end results. They just had a 14 billion dollar quarterly revenue.
quote: As far as the rest, as a business model - Android hasnt been around that long. It takes time to cultivate, you lay the foundation then reap the profits. It wasn't that long ago that Apple was losing money hand over fist and if not for a bailout from MS and other investors, they would have gone under completely. Surely you must have heard of the term "investment". It's something businesses do to obtain future profit.
quote: And the point of the links is that everyone else, not just me, is questioning Google's capability to generate any kind of meaningful profits off Android.