FORTUNE — Is Apple still a growth company? With the
Wall Street Journal
‘s question still hanging in the air, Asymco’s Horace Dediu has found a novel way to highlight a source of growth within Apple (AAPL) that is often overlooked.
In the attached chart, he’s stacked the revenue categories of Google’s (GOOG) core business (i.e. without Motorola and “other”) and compared them with the revenue components of Apple’s iTunes/Software/Services division.
Taking into account the 70% Apple pays app developers (which the company doesn’t report as revenue), Dediu figures the iTunes group had “gross” revenues of $23.5 billion with growth of 34% year over year.
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