News In Brief: Vodafone, Nokia, Global Gaming Factory

Vodafone UK has upgraded its HSPA network  to 14.4Mbps in areas of peak demand, making it the first UK operator to support that download speed 
Nokia has launched a new internet tablet, the N900, based on the new Linux-based Maemo 5 OS.
Shareholders of the Global Gaming Factory have approved the vexed €5m acquisition of The Pirate Bay, although several key investors deal backed out of the deal “because of serious concerns following the recent turbulence in the media.”