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Koch Industries Completes Acquisition of Infor

Koch Industries, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining portion of Infor from Golden Gate Capital. Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, has been a key component of Koch's technological transformation. Koch companies have made more than $26 billion in technology-related investments in the past six years, transforming a global portfolio of businesses spanning multiple industries. In addition to being an investor since 2017...
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Koch Industries closes nearly $13B Infor acquisition

Koch Industries announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Infor, announced in February. The company never officially announced the purchase price, but sources indicated that it was close to $13 billion, putting it in line to be one of the top 10 enterprise acquisitions this year. The company will remain an independent subsidiary of Koch, which tends to deal more in manufacturing than software. The goal is to use the resources of Koch to continue to build out the Infor product fami...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Enterprise, Tech, ERP, M&a, Mergers and Acquisitions, Koch Industries, Koch, Infor, Samuelson, Kevin Samuelson


Video calls replace hugs for elderly in senior care amid coronavirus outbreak

Three times a day for more than four years, 88-year-old Jeanne Wintheiser would amble from her one-bedroom apartment at the Town & Country senior community through a labyrinth of hallways and corridors to reach the room of her husband, an Alzheimer’s patient at the other end of the sprawling Santa Ana facility. There, she would often feed Bob Wintheiser, 89, his favorite meal — hamburgers — and together during baseball season they would watch their beloved Los Angeles Angels on television. About...
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How Are Bookstores Surviving, If They Are At All?

Here’s what’s going on with some bookstores in Los Angeles. The Ripped Bodice in Culver City, which has a big Twitter following, offered a “care package” deal. Co-owner Leah Koch: “‘Those have been so popular. We put them up before we closed to foot traffic. Within 48 hours, we had 230 orders,’ Koch says, adding that the store now has a waitlist for the care package service and, as of this writing, there were 700 people on the waitlist.” Other bookstores? It’s not great news. – The Hollywood R...
Tags: Art, Los Angeles, Words, Koch, Culver City, Leah Koch, 04.03.20


What Happens If Workers Cutting Up the Nation’s Meat Get Sick?

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Here’s what has happened in the meatpacking industry in the last week alone: A federal food safety inspector in New York City, who oversaw meat processing plants, died from the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. A poultry worker in Mississippi, employed by America’s third largest chicken company, teste...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Cdc, New York City, America, Georgia, Usda, Spam, Cnn, Arkansas, South Dakota, Cargill, Donald Trump, Perdue, Maria


Ich war in der Selbst-Isolation mit einem Mann, den ich erst zwei Wochen datete

Vor ungefähr einem Monat hatte ich ein Hinge-Date. Unser erstes Treffen ging 22 Stunden. Eigentlich wollten wir uns nur auf einen Drink treffen. Aber daraus wurden schnell mehrere. Und nachdem wir die Nacht zusammen verbracht hatten, gingen wir am nächsten Tag gemeinsam Frühstücken und erkundeten dann noch die Stadt zusammen. Man könnte also sagen: Unsere Beziehung war von Anfang an recht unkonventionell. Zwei Wochen später hatte er dann so einen komischen Husten. Damals war COVID-19 abe...
Tags: Fashion, Music, China, Koch, Jim, Seite, Mann, Essen, Raum, Monat, Viele, Einer, Husten, von Anfang, Stirn, Zwei Wochen


POTD: Heckler & Koch G95K with HK269 Grenade Launcher

Photo Of The Day – This is a rare sight captured by Jan-Phillipp Weisswange. You’re looking at the G95K (which is an HK416 A7 “Short” 14.4″ barrel) with an HK269 Grenade Launcher. This is, so far, the only picture I’ve seen of the two systems combined. As a bonus, it has the green/brown colour scheme, the […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch G95K with HK269 Grenade Launcher appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Koch, Photo of the Day, HK269, HK416 A7, G95K, Jan Phillipp Weisswange You


Time for Mike to get it done

American politics is pervasively distorted, not just by money, but by right wing money.  Charles Koch is a dangerous crank but a superb political organizer, and he is primarily responsible for some of the most malign aspects of contemporary American politics, notably the staggering federal deficit and the insistence on climate change denial.  There is no comparable political force on the left.  That’s why Michael Bloomberg offered such promise.  It’s not pleasant for American politics thus to ...
Tags: Texas, Bloomberg, Social Security, Medicare, Republican, Republican National Committee, Michael Bloomberg, Branding, Trump, Charles Koch, Mike, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Koch, Andrew Koppelman, Republican Party Koch


How Bernie Sanders Lost the White Working Class

Bernie Sanders’s 16-point loss to Joe Biden in the Michigan primary came almost four years to the day after Sanders’s stunning upset of Hillary Clinton in Michigan on March 8, 2016, which became the most important moment of Sanders’s 2016 campaign. Michigan was the first really large state to Feel the Bern. Hillary’s weakness with white working-class voters in Michigan, which took pollsters by complete surprise, would take them by complete surprise again on Election Day in November.White working...
Tags: News, California, Montana, Washington, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, America, West Virginia, Joe Biden, Indiana, Hillary Clinton, United States, Missouri, North Dakota, New Hampshire


POTD: Concamo – Heckler & Koch HK416A7 and HK433 (Version 5) with ELCAN and EOTech

As usual with images from Concamo you have to count more than once to find all the people in the picture, and even then you can’t be sure. These Photos Of The Day are no exception, but I think most of our readers will be busy looking at the firearms from Heckler & Koch and […] Read More … The post POTD: Concamo – Heckler & Koch HK416A7 and HK433 (Version 5) with ELCAN and EOTech appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Koch, Heckler Koch, Eotech, Photo of the Day, Elcan, HK433, UF Pro, IEA Mil-Optics, G95K, Concamo, Heckler & Koch HK433, HK417A7


Why pioneering astronaut Christina Koch hopes her records are broken one day

For almost an entire year, Christina Koch watched life on Earth as an outsider, viewing our planet in a way that many have dreamed, but only a select few have done before.Koch, an astronaut for NASA, made history in the world of science last month after completing the longest spaceflight for a woman ever, setting the record at 328 days.On Feb. 6, she finally stepped foot back on Earth and since then she has spent time catching up with family, friends, her dog and gravity."After 328 days in space...
Tags: Science, Ap, Nasa, Earth, Cnn, International Space Station, Mars, Accuweather, Artemis, Koch, Meir, Christina Koch, Zhezkazgan Kazakhstan, Jessica Meir, Sergei Ilnitsky, Peggy Whitson


Coronavirus kitchen: What to stock, cook if you face a 14-day quarantine

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread in California and residents consider the possibility of self-quarantine, one can’t help but wonder: Am I really going to eat all the protein bars I hoarded at Costco? Not if you’re stuck at home for two weeks, potentially unwell or taking care of someone who is unwell. You did the right thing by stocking up on toilet paper, hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes. But, remember: This isn’t an earthquake stash. Should there be a quarantine — government o...
Tags: Food, Florida, News, California, California News, America, Usda, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Costco, Usc, Ucla, Guittard, Koch, Pinto


POTD: Heckler & Koch HK417 with Schmidt & Bender

Photo Of The Day – we are now on our 7th year of bringing you high-quality photographs from the world of firearms every day. Today we have the pleasure to join Norwegian Soldiers from the “Jegerkompani”,  during practice before their Night watch. This is in the Finnmark area in Northern Norway. It’s the first time […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch HK417 with Schmidt & Bender appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Norway, Koch, SCHMIDT, Bender, Finnmark, Northern Norway, Photo of the Day, Schmidt Bender, HK417, HK M320, Hk416n, M72, AG-HK416, Jegerkompani


March to herald early arrival of spring and several other alluring astronomical events

As Old Man Winter loosens his grip and the bitterly cold nights of winter fade away to milder spring evenings, people will be more inclined to spend some time under the heavens and take in the night sky.March will not only herald the start of spring, with the 2020 equinox arriving earlier than any other equinox in the last 124 years, but also many opportunities to see the moon pair up with planets in the night sky.Here are the top three astronomy events to look for throughout March:1\. Super Wor...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Earth, United States, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Mars, Johnson, Saturn, Jupiter, Antares, Accuweather, Koch, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Katherine Johnson


Grenell’s Past Foreign Clients Make Him Unprecedented Choice To Lead Intel Community

Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell is many things: ambassador to Germany, right-wing provocateur, and Instagram aficionado. But what may present the biggest problem is his past as a media consultant for foreign political parties, governments, and businesses – and whether that work strayed into being a foreign agent and would have complicated his ability to receive a security clearance. Former national security officials told TPM that Grenell crossed what has traditionall...
Tags: UK, News, White House, Germany, Russia, Los Angeles, Hungary, Gop, Serious Fraud Office, National Security Council, Somalia, Intelligence Community, ENRC, North America, Doj, Dni


Trump Re-Election Year CPAC Is A Fever Swamp-Filled, Star-Studded Coup-A-Palooza!

The conservative movement fully belongs to President Donald Trump, and nowhere is that more evident than the absolutely bonkers agenda for CPAC — the Conservative Political Action Conference. The annual affair for Washington’s elite now also represents the choleric mud puddle at the heart of the right-wing fever swamp. And the theme of this year’s tribute to the President is clear: The libs staged a “coup” by investigating Our President! We need a do-over term in 2021! Everywhere one turns in...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Disney, Fbi, Poland, Donald Trump, Hillary, Megadeth, Cabinet, Nancy, Trump, Marx, Jim Jordan, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE


POTD: Heckler & Koch SP5 in the Wild with Aimpoint and EOTech

At TFB we’re devoted to finding the best and most interesting firearms-related photos and match them together with a short story. You’ll find them here, every day. Below you can see John Rasmussen of the HK Shooting Team USA. He’s aboout to fire a Heckler & Koch SP5 with an Aimpoint red dot. Law Enforcement […] Read More … The post POTD: Heckler & Koch SP5 in the Wild with Aimpoint and EOTech appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, TFB, Koch, Aimpoint, John Rasmussen, Photo of the Day, Submachine Guns/Pistol Caliber Carbines, SP5, HK SP5, Offensive Marketing Group, HK Shooting Team USA


FC Cincinnati coach Jans steps away from club after allegedly using racial slur

FC Cincinnati coach Ron Jans has stepped away from the team as the league investigates the alleged use of a racial slur in the team's locker room. Jans was officially hired by the club in August, replacing former Alan Koch as head coach of the then-first-year team. The former PEC Zwolle, Heerenveen and Groningen boss was brought in as a "short-term solution" following Koch's departure, with his contract set to run through the end of the 2020 season.
Tags: News, Mls, Groningen, Koch, FC Cincinnati, Alan Koch, Jans, Ron Jans, PEC Zwolle Heerenveen


Frederick Koch, arts benefactor and low-profile Koch brother, dies aged 86

While his high profile brothers bankrolled libertarian causes, Frederick Koch preferred to live in relative anonymityFrederick Koch, who kept a low profile as an arts benefactor rather than joining the family oil business that became Koch Industries, has died, according to the New York Times. He was 86.His friend and longtime assistant John Olsen told the New York Times Koch died at his Manhattan home on Wednesday of heart failure. Continue reading...
Tags: US news, New York Times, Manhattan, Koch Brothers, Koch Industries, Koch, John Olsen, Frederick Koch, New York Times Koch


Dog Could Not Possibly Be Happier About This Astronaut’s Return to Earth After a Year in Space

There’s nothing better than coming home to a pet who’s overjoyed to see you after a long, hard day at work. Except maybe coming home to them after a long, hard year in space. After spending a record-breaking 328 days in space, the longest single spaceflight by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch officially returned to Earth on Feb. 6. And on Thursday, she took to Twitter to share a video of the joyous moment that she was reunited with her dog, LBD, who had clearly been eagerly awaiting h...
Tags: News, Animals, Uncategorized, Nasa, Earth, Viral, Koch, Christina Koch, Onetime, Christina H Koch, Clickmonsters


Free Software is Being Abandoned by Opponents of Software Patents and It's Being Attacked by Patent Trolls

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is rotting away as an advocate against software patents; Patents on algorithms are still being granted (even when courts repeatedly reject these) and Red Hat’s Chief Patent Counsel remains Manny Schecter, one of the loudest proponents of such patents (citing the likes of Adam Mossoff this week, in effect Koch operatives); this is a very big problem because Free software projects come under a barrage of lawsuits, using patents like those IBM lobbies feroci...
Tags: Ibm, Linux, Red Hat, Koch, Electronic Frontier Foundation EFF, Manny Schecter, Adam Mossoff


Astronaut Christina Koch reflects on her record-breaking mission: 'Do what scares you'

NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth last Thursday after a record-breaking 328 days in space, the longest single spaceflight by a woman. The first thing she did was relish the special aspects of home, like reuniting with her dog, eating her favorite foods and taking a family trip to the beach, Koch said during a press conference Wednesday.
Tags: Nasa, Earth, Cnn, Koch, Christina Koch


Christina Koch Lands on Earth, and Crosses a Threshold for Women in Space

The astronaut completed three all-female spacewalks and set a record for time in space, but you should remember her for much more.
Tags: News, Earth, International Space Station, Ride, Koch, Peggy, Meir, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Whitson, Christina Koch, Women and Girls, Records and Achievements, Space and Astronomy, Christina H, Jessica (1977-, Sally K


Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Belgium's beautiful bike route, Australia's guerilla environmental group, Sweden's floating hotel and more from the web Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth Record-setting NASA astronaut Christina Koch has returned to her home planet after an incredible 328 days in orbit—the second-longest single trip into space by an American astronaut. During those 11 months among the stars, Koch took part in the first three all-woman spacewalks, …
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Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Returns to Earth

Record-setting NASA astronaut Christina Koch has returned to her home planet after an incredible 328 days in orbit—the second-longest single trip into space by an American astronaut. During those 11 months among the stars, Koch took part in the first three all-woman spacewalks, “completed 5,248 orbits of the Earth and a journey of 139 million miles, roughly the equivalent of 291 trips to the moon …
Tags: Gender, Space, Science, Design, Nasa, Earth, Culture, Astronauts, Linkaboutit, Koch, Christina Koch


Christina Koch returns to Earth after breaking record for longest spaceflight by a woman

After spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS), NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned back to Earth yesterday after completing the longest ever single spaceflight by a woman. Koch arrived in space in March 2019 alongside European astronaut Luca Parmitano and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov. During the 11 month mission, Koch performed various experiments including studying the effects of microgravity on Mizuna mustard greens, combustion, bioprinting, and kidney diseases. ...
Tags: Startups, Space, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Koch, Christina Koch, Luca Parmitano, Alexander Skvortsov


Christina Koch returns to Earth after record-breaking space mission

Koch lands in Kazakhstan after 328 days in space, the longest continuous spaceflight by a female astronaut She would miss the friendship of her crewmates, she said, and of course the spectacular views.But after 328 days on the International Space Station – the longest continuous spaceflight ever undertaken by a female astronaut – Christina Koch could not deny last week that she was looking forward to experiencing some very simple pleasures back on Earth, including “the feeling of wind on my face...
Tags: Gender, Space, Science, World news, US news, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Kazakhstan, Koch, Christina Koch


Daily Crunch: LinkedIn is getting a new CEO

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Jeff Weiner will step down as CEO of LinkedIn June 1, product head Ryan Roslansky steps up The changes are LinkedIn’s first big executive shakeup since the company was acquired by Microsoft in 2016. It’s notable that both of the new appointments (Roslansky and new product head Tomer Cohen) involve long...
Tags: Google, Social, Twitter, Enterprise, Microsoft, Linkedin, Tech, Nasa, Earth, Reddit, Jeff Weiner, Google Maps, Illumina, Ancestry, Ama, Koch


Astronaut Christina Koch just broke the world record for the longest time spent in space by a woman. Here are 4 breathtaking photos of Earth she captured from 250 miles above the planet.

Astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth after an 11-month mission, breaking the world record for the most time spent by a woman in space. Koch landed in Kazakhstan with two other crew members from Expedition 61 after working on the International Space Station, conducting experiments and replacing technology. During the mission, Koch captured photos 250 miles above Earth, some of which you can see below. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Astronaut Christina Koch, 41, retur...
Tags: Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Kazakhstan, Koch, Christina Koch


NASA Astronaut Christina Koch Returns Safely From History-Making 328-Day Mission

(MOSCOW) — NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent nearly 11 months in orbit on the longest spaceflight by a woman, landed safely in Kazakhstan on Thursday along with two of her International Space Station crewmates. The Soyuz capsule carrying Koch, along with station Commander Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency and the Russian space agency Roscosmos’ Alexander Skvortsov, touched down southeast of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, at 3:12 p.m. (0912 GMT). Koch wrapped up a 328-day miss...
Tags: Space, News, Uncategorized, Nasa, Moscow, European Space Agency, Kazakhstan, Bob, Gulf of Mexico, The Associated Press, Koch, Cologne Germany, Galveston Texas, Dzhezkazgan Kazakhstan, Christina Koch, Jacksonville North Carolina