Tag: Google

Here’s how big tech companies like Google and Facebook set salaries for software engineers

When recent college graduates and friends Zuhayeer Musa and Zaheer Mohiuddin started to break into the software industry, everything they found on the internet about engineering jobs seemed to be missing the actual information they needed: How much do these jobs pay? Software engineers straight out of college often make six-figure salaries, not counting equity

Google severs Huawei access to Android software

US tech giant Google said on Sunday it was pulling Huawei’s license to use its mobile phone operating system Android, forcing the Chinese company to rely on an open source version of the software. New Huawei smartphones will no longer have access to services such as Gmail, maps and YouTube as well as security updates.

Google removing Notifications Widget from top-corner of every Google web page next month

At the top-right corner of every Google web page is your profile icon, web app launcher, and notifications. Google is now planning to deprecate the oft-used Notifications Widget from the navigation bar next month. Introduced alongside Google+ back in 2011, the bell icon was aimed at quickly delivering notifications for the social network on whatever Google service you were using.