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I've made a slight adjustment to my weekly schedule to squeeze in this small piece about Android Economics. There is an analysis being floated around the web, based on figures from Oracle's lawsuit on Google claiming Java patent infringement by Android. The Guardian has estimated Google's Android revenues based on these figures, following which Horace Dediu over at Asymco has posted an analysis of Android Economics. Let me start off by saying that both the analysis of both the Guardian and Horace Dediu are just plain wrong on many levels.
First, here's an overview of Google's mobile advertising revenue model for a background to this piece. Now, on to the article.