Which major retail companies have filed for bankruptcy since the coronavirus pandemic hit? Here’s the list.

by Emily Pandise | NBC News

(This article first appeared on May 29, 2020)

From iconic department stores to entertainment giants, the coronavirus has seemingly spared no one in its devastation of the U.S. economy.

Falling consumer demand, reduced entertainment spending, and stay-at-home orders mandating certain businesses stay closed continue to take their toll on a retail industry that has been struggling for the past several years as consumers pivot to online shopping.Continues

The 14 most loved programming languages, according to a study of 65,000 developers

by rmchan@businessinsider.com (Rosalie Chan) | Business Insider

Software developers

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  • Stack Overflow, a popular Q&A site for developers, surveyed 65,000 users about the programming languages they use and if they’re interested in continuing to develop with them.
  • Using those responses, Stack Overflow compiled a list of the “most loved” programming languages. 
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Revealed: the worrying links between Huawei, our universities and China

by Juliet Samuel | The Telegraph

Some of the Chinese universities in question are ultimately controlled by Beijing or its military – AP

With its cast iron replica of Budapest’s Liberty Bridge and its pale-stoned version of Versailles, visitors to Huawei’s research centre in Dongguan could be forgiven for thinking they were in Europe.… Continues