Ford is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Saks is initiated with a 'buy.'
A jurisdictional dispute has broken out over Vert.x, an open-source application framework. The protagonists have pledged cooperation, in the open-source spirit.
More companies will build private clouds in 2013 while paying for redundancies from commercial clouds supporting the same system, in effect creating a hybrid cloud.
Stocks are sharply lower after Republicans fail to back Speaker Boehner's "Plan B" fiscal cliff bill.
The firm also downgrades AMD, Intel and Marvell.
Deutsche Bank is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and Research in Motion is downgraded to 'underweight.'
Stocks slump on weak economic data from the US and China.
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