|"Google had another strong quarter with $14.9 billion in revenue and great product progress," said Larry Page, CEO, as the tech king announces a glittering set of financials, with Motorola being the only cog in the wheel. |
"We are closing in on our goal of a beautiful, simple, and intuitive experience regardless of your device."
Google revenues rose 12% to $14.89 billion for the third quarter to September 30.
Ad revenues made up the majority of Google sales soaring to $13.7bn - up more than $2m on Q3 12, as Android OS and sites like Search, get into every mobile device running Android, which now account for over 60% of the world's handsets.
The third quarter also saw the tech giant amass profits of $2.97 billion, up considerably from the $2.18bn, recorded a year ago.
Google shares soared over 8% on the Nasdaq overnight, as the results delivered above analyst expectations.
GAAP operating income was $3.44 billion to $959, or 23% of revenues.
Google-owned sites generated almost 70% of revenues or $9.39 billion - up 22%. Services like Paid Clicks, which relate to ads served on its sites, rose 26%. The cost of paid clicks fell 8%.
However, news wasn't so good for Motorola, the US handset maker it acquired in 2011.
Motorola Mobile sales fell 5% to $1.18 billion, accounting for 8% of Google's total revenues in Q3, compared to $1.78b in Q3 2012.
The mobility company reported an operating loss of $248 million - up almost $60 million in same time a year ago.