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IDCC News: Annual Report (10-k) 02/23/2017 08:52:36 AM
IDCC News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 02/23/2017 08:47:31 AM
IDCC News: InterDigital Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results 02/23/2017 08:30:00 AM
IDCC News: CA Technologies and InterDigital Partner on End-to-End IoT Solutions for Enterprise Customers 02/21/2017 05:00:00 AM
IDCC News: Annual Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership (5) 02/13/2017 04:45:34 PM
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#415590   Feel free to use it FWIW. I believe loophole73 02/24/17 09:53:06 AM
#415589   OLED on a tear today........EOM dws 02/24/17 09:52:30 AM
#415588   Olddog The "street" apparently had a high estimate ($113.7 la-idcc-fan 02/24/17 09:41:17 AM
#415587   good post loop..would you send to patrick or asr1 02/24/17 09:06:20 AM
#415586   loophole73: I would agree with some of FISH21049 02/24/17 09:02:18 AM
#415585   Ok, I have had a chance to sleep loophole73 02/24/17 08:08:32 AM
#415584   From conference call things to look at especially mickeybritt 02/24/17 08:08:03 AM
#415583   Doing a quick calculation of Apple I get zdog 02/24/17 07:42:57 AM
#415582   ZTE Gets Another Reprieve From US Sanctions Paullee 02/24/17 07:30:45 AM
#415581   Great to see you posting, Mickey! pochemunyet 02/24/17 07:23:27 AM
#415580   olddog Trust me the revenues will be coming in mickeybritt 02/24/17 07:08:02 AM
#415579   Mickey, I agree with you that IoT in tradero 02/24/17 06:42:33 AM
#415578   all in all...a very goodyear and a good asr1 02/24/17 06:25:17 AM
#415577   Welcome back Mickey . I hope all is well. triangle 02/24/17 06:14:54 AM
#415576   great post..it appears 2nd and 3rd quarters will asr1 02/24/17 06:12:18 AM
#415575   mickey: Welcome back. I see you olddog967 02/24/17 05:52:51 AM
#415574   Mickey, great to see you back and carrying dws 02/24/17 05:34:36 AM
#415573   ANNUAL REVENUE EXPECTATIONS OR GOALS!!!!!! mickeybritt 02/24/17 05:06:56 AM
#415571   ia-idcc-fan: What is this statement based on? olddog967 02/23/17 11:07:05 PM
#415565   A must read post for the analysts and squingeqbob 02/23/17 08:56:58 PM
#415564   On December 15, 2016, IDCC and Apple executed la-idcc-fan 02/23/17 08:22:36 PM
#415563   He actually said IF we were able to... zdog 02/23/17 08:12:08 PM
#415562   I never stopped following this stock. Just stopped dmiller 02/23/17 06:47:56 PM
#415561   Whew...... I didn't realize Dmiller had posted. You won't get scruffynyc1 02/23/17 06:43:29 PM
#415560   Dmilller. Based on your suggestions of DNDN felix7 02/23/17 06:41:14 PM
#415559   great question bim, but that is a question JohnSamuel 02/23/17 06:32:53 PM
#415558   From the transcript during Q/A bim524 02/23/17 06:15:30 PM
#415557   What does that prove? dmiller 02/23/17 06:11:06 PM
#415556   Agree...I added to my shares today all along LutherTiggs 02/23/17 04:43:47 PM
#415555   We beat on both eps and revenue. That MJPLIFE11 02/23/17 04:37:57 PM
#415554   From Seeking Alpha: InterDigital's CEO Bill Merritt JohnSamuel 02/23/17 04:34:20 PM
#415553   power11: you said [color=red BUY IN TODAY BETWEEN FISH21049 02/23/17 04:33:52 PM
#415552   Let's hope the new administration will support patent JohnSamuel 02/23/17 04:31:41 PM
#415551   Investing/trading this stock...is more like jeffree 02/23/17 04:29:10 PM
#415550   This company/stock is interesting. Kind of like LutherTiggs 02/23/17 04:14:53 PM
#415549   indeed ... we begin again, but the good JohnSamuel 02/23/17 03:54:15 PM
#415548   wonder how many new shorts we have?I bet asr1 02/23/17 03:48:36 PM
#415547   For every sell, there is also a buyer... bulldzr 02/23/17 03:44:38 PM
#415546   you are right ddutta ... that is very JohnSamuel 02/23/17 03:29:22 PM
#415545   time to buy some strategic companies.. asr1 02/23/17 03:06:44 PM
#415544   Well, when I first looked, I could have nicmar 02/23/17 03:00:44 PM
#415543   Another very strong statement from 10-K: ddutta 02/23/17 02:41:23 PM
#415542   Some details from 10-K: ddutta 02/23/17 02:28:37 PM
#415541   Point taken. But if no incentive for LutherTiggs 02/23/17 02:25:58 PM
#415540   The we play nice might get old, but felix7 02/23/17 02:14:14 PM
#415539   Reading between the lines from Merritt, IDCC is LutherTiggs 02/23/17 02:03:42 PM
#415538   My apologies. Saw that and revised my post. redviking 02/23/17 01:06:30 PM
#415537   Cumputer Generated Pressure KAJO7710 02/23/17 01:04:20 PM
#415536   OUCH!!!!!!!! They managed to butcher the stock again for triangle 02/23/17 01:02:40 PM
#415535   All the recent articles discuss how IDCC is eagle-i13 02/23/17 12:43:47 PM
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