I took affright
'scarifying' : "I do not think it means what you think it means."
I _have_ been scarified by saddles, and am scared of ideas, but I think you simply want to be terrifically >>terrifying<<.
Salesforce has decided to buy API-farmer MuleSoft for a cool US$6.5bn – about a billion bucks above the latter company’s market capitalisation. Mulesoft offers a cloudy integration platform that lets you discover APIs, then connect them to other APIs. The platform promises just about any-to-any integration to let data flow …
"Salesforce execs also warned that the deal may make it harder to achieve some of its recently-stated financial targets , especially operating margins"
With a salty, rotten seed of truth included, that would have been:
"Salesforce execs needed a deal that would give it an excuse for not achieving any of its stated targets, especially operating margins- and in fact needs a shiny new asset with which to bamboozle markets and customers- and one which will soak up as much as possible of their operational costs with over the next decade.