Biography for Jason Ankeny
Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of FierceMobileContent and FierceDeveloper as well as a regular contributor to Entrepreneur magazine and the website All Music Guide. He previously served as senior editor of Telephony and its sister publication Wireless Review--additional credits include efforts for publications including Rolling Stone, Wax Poetics and No Depression along with liner notes for a number of album releases. He lives in Chicago and may be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Jason Ankeny
Samsung Electronics is poised to overhaul its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone as well as its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II phablet to Google's Android 4.3 operating system, a.k.a. Jelly Bean, according a software upgrade roadmap published by French operator SFR.
Apple is terminating a promotion awarding onetime MobileMe premium subscribers complimentary access to its iCloud digital media storage platform.
Apple has hired Toronto Blue Jays Assistant General Manager Jay Sartori to oversee the Sports category of its App Store for iOS, Sportsnet.ca reports.
Movie ticketing platform Fandango is partnering with Samsung Electronics to integrate ticket sales, showtimes and previews into the mobile device manufacturer's Here & Now content recommendation service, rolling out with its Galaxy Note 3 phablet.
BlackBerry said it is considering extending its signature Messenger chat service to other platforms beyond Google's Android and Apple's iOS.
Sales of Apple's iPhone surged 5.4 percent year-over-year across the United States in the three-month period ending in August 2013, just weeks before the company launched its new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models, research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reports.
Google appears poised to expand its advertising efforts to its Gmail application for Android, bringing the messaging app in line with its Web counterpart.
Samsung Electronics' cross-platform ChatON messaging service now tops 100 million users worldwide, doubling from 50 million subscribers in May 2013, the device maker said.
A Texas judge has dismissed a motion that would have allowed Apple to intervene on behalf of iOS developers targeted in a lawsuit filed by patent holding company Lodsys, effectively crippling Apple's ability to defend the thriving iOS application ecosystem.
Microsoft is planning to consolidate its Windows Phone Store mobile app marketplace with its Windows Store for desktop software, sources told The Verge.