InterDigital (IDCC +1.9%) shot higher around 12:45, apparently on a new rumor about Qualcomm...

|By:, SA News Editor

InterDigital (IDCC +1.9%) shot higher around 12:45, apparently on a new rumor about Qualcomm (QCOM) weighing an offer. Tiernan Ray is skeptical Qualcomm would be interested, though if InterDigital's patents allow Qualcomm to up its 4G royalty rate from 3.25% to the 5-6% rate it often charges for 3G devices, an offer could be worth it. (previously)