London, July 20 (ANI): Web giant Google has reported a sharp increase in its sales and profits for the three months to the end of June, after the firm took over Motorola Mobility Holdings (MMH).
While the net income for the quarter was 2.79 billion dollars, up 11 percent compared to 2.51 billion dollars a year earlier, revenue rose 35 percent to 12.21 billion dollars for the period after a 1.25 billion dollar boost following the acquisition of MMH.
According to The BBC, revenue at its core internet business rose 21 percent, while shares in Google rose about 3 percent in after-hours trading following the results.
Google also recently launched its Nexus 7 tablet computer.
The company's chief executive, Larry Page, said the Nexus had received "rave reviews." (ANI)