The Android mobile platform from Google, generated a net loss for the company in all quarters of 2010, despite having generated 97.7 million dollars in revenue in the first quarter of that year, said American judge in a courtroom.
The discussions on Thursday’s finance has become the world leader on mobile software operating in just four years occurred during the hearing between Oracle and Google on the technology of smartphones.
A jury is deliberating on Oracle’s claim that Google, the main tool for Internet search violated his copyright on the programming language Java.
At a hearing without the presence of the jury on Thursday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the United States questioned lawyers for both companies on about some financial information presented in the case.
The judge did not disclose the specific numbers of injury Android, but said it lost money in each quarter of 2010.
”This adds a great loss for the year,” said Alsup.
Oracle claims that Google should not be able to deduct certain expenses of Android for the purpose of compensation in case of copyright. However, a Google spokesman, Jim Prosser said that Oracle misrepresented its financial numbers.
Oracle sued Google in August 2010, saying that Android infringes the intellectual property rights of Java. Google says it does not infringe the patents of Oracle and Oracle may not have the copyrights to certain parts of Java.