Jason Ankeny

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 jankeny@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Jason Ankeny

Samsung upgrading Galaxy S4, S III, Note 2 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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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 halts free iCloud storage for former MobileMe members

Apple is terminating a promotion awarding onetime MobileMe premium subscribers complimentary access to its iCloud digital media storage platform.

Report: Apple hires baseball exec Sartori to head App Store's Sports category

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.

Fandango, Samsung team on mobile movie ticketing

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 mulling Messenger expansion to more platforms beyond Android, iOS

BlackBerry said it is considering extending its signature Messenger chat service to other platforms beyond Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Kantar: Apple fueled 40% of U.S. smartphone sales ahead of iPhone 5s, 5c launch

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.

Report: Google adding advertising to Gmail app for Android

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's ChatON messaging app eclipses 100M users

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.

Judge throws out Apple motion against iOS app patent troll Lodsys

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 rumored to build single app store for Windows Phone, Windows

Microsoft is planning to consolidate its Windows Phone Store mobile app marketplace with its Windows Store for desktop software, sources told The Verge.