BREAKING: The Pirate Bay Sold For $7.8 Million

June 30th, 2009 | by Stan Schroeder

piratebayToday, Swedish software company Global Gaming Factory X AB has announced it has acquired The Pirate Bay website for 60 million SEK, which is roughly the equivalent of 7.8 million dollars.

This was almost immediately confirmed by The Pirate Bay. Although the title of their post is entitled “TPB might change owner,” from the text of the post it is obvious that the site has indeed been sold.

Global Gaming Factory CEO Hans Pandeya:

“The Pirate Bay is a site that is among the top 100 most visited Internet sites in the world. However, in order to live on, The Pirate Bay requires a new business model, which satisfies the requirements and needs of all parties, content providers, broadband operators, end users, and the judiciary. Content creators and providers need to control their content and get paid for it. File sharers’ need faster downloads and better quality”

Nvidia’s Tegra SoC for $200

Nvidia’s Tegra SoC is expected to make its debut this September in the Zune HD but as confirmed by the Santa Clara GeForce maker and breaker, the chip will truly show its potential later on this year powering a netbook. The first Tegra-equipped netbook is likely to be the 8.9-inch Mobinova-built model seen earlier this month at Computex which weights 836 grams, has a fanless design, WiFi and 3G connectivity and is said to provide 5 to 10 hours of HD video playback or up to 24 days of audio playback (with a closed display).

Nvidia expects the Tegra netbook to become available around or on Black Friday, and cost about $200. Consumers should be able to get it even cheaper or for free from mobile carriers with a two-year mobile broadband plan. Wait for it…

Но на процессоре ARM11 – т.е. Windows на него не поставишь, увы.