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  • uma raises $1.1 million for semantic web technology

    uma raises $1.1 million for semantic web technology

    Vienna, Austria-based semantic web technology company uma has raised $1.1 million in funding from TheMerger.com and multiple private European investors. The company has also appointed new board members, including Heinrich Schuster, former founder and now retired chairman of EPAMEDIA, and Oliver Holle, CEO of TheMerger.com and occasional TechCrunch guest blogger. Read More

  • uma Raises $1.1 Million For Semantic Web Technology

    uma Raises $1.1 Million For Semantic Web Technology

    Vienna, Austria-based semantic web technology company uma has raised $1.1 million in funding from TheMerger.com and multiple private European investors. The company has also appointed new board members, including Heinrich Schuster, former founder and now retired chairman of EPAMEDIA, and Oliver Holle, CEO of TheMerger.com and occasional TC guest blogger. Read More

  • 3G UMA Nokia headed to T-Mobile?

    3G UMA Nokia headed to T-Mobile?

    Based on previous rumors surrounding T-Mobile’s upcoming 3G launch comes news of a six-band Nokia passing FCC compliance testing that runs on WCDMA and has UMA capabilities. That 3G launch has got to be close, I can feel it. Read More

  • Verizon femtocells AKA Wi-Fi routers coming to a house near you

    Verizon femtocells AKA Wi-Fi routers coming to a house near you

    Verizon is planning to roll out personal femtocells to users this year, following T-Mobile Wi-Fi UMA and Sprint’s femotcell efforts to offer good reception in areas where it, to put it bluntly, sucks. While I’ve discussed this concept before with some rancor, it’s great for folks in dead zones and, interestingly, great for the carriers. After all, these are basically Wi-Fi cell… Read More

  • Nokia 6086, Seamless UMA

    Nokia 6086, Seamless UMA

    Aside from looking damned ugly, the Nokia 6086 actually provides a utility. In addition to being able to communicate over quad-band GSM circuits, it can seamlessly hop to UMA WLAN communications. So if you’re walking around and lose signal but there is 802.11 b/g WiFi available, the 6086 can latch onto that without you ever missing a word. It sounds dubious to me, but I’m willing to… Read More

  • T-Mobile HotSpot @ Home Hands On

    Just launched (only) in Seattle, T-Mobile HotSpot @ Home is a service that lets you switch your call from cellular to WiFi both seamlessly and invisibly. The service comes with a T-mobile Linksys Router and a Samsumg UMA (Unlicensed Mobile Access) phone which allows you to use WiFi for calling when you’re at home. The plan costs $19.99 a month on top of whatever you’re paying for your… Read More