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Bay Area dodges perfect storm of dangerous fire conditions — for now

Winds gusted at the highest speeds measured this fire season, air moisture levels clung dangerously low and the grasses and timber that typically fuel California’s apocalyptic blazes were bone dry. Yet Northern California escaped relatively unscathed this weekend from what meteorologists and fire officials described as a perfect storm for potential disaster. By Monday, Pacific […]

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SAP cut its profit outlook, triggering a Wall Street ‘bloodbath’ that dragged down Salesforce and Workday, too — raising uncomfortable questions about the health of the cloud software market (SAP)

Summary List Placement SAP’s gloomy outlook, which  spooked Wall Street on Monday, highlighted the growing volatility in enterprise software — and the struggles of traditional tech giants navigating the tricky transition to the cloud. The German software giant’s stock plunged 23% Monday after it lowered its revenue outlook for the year and projected more sales […]