OCZ Technology (OCZ) is up $1.15 to $5.71 and moving to session highs in active trading of 5.7 million shares on a Fudzilla, a hardware industry blog, report that Seagate (STX) might be interested in making a bid for the San Jose, CA data storage device-maker (Link to Reuters report). 13,000 calls and 1,820 puts traded on the stock so far, which is 3X the daily average. Speculators are showing the most interest in July 6 and August 5 calls. July 5, Sep 6, and Aug 6 calls are also actively traded and 30-day ATM vols in OCZ options jumped 34 percent, now elevated at 117.
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