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

Virgin Media joins Bebo Open Mobile program

AOL announced that U.K. mobile operator Virgin Media is the latest addition to global social media network Bebo's Open Mobile program, which promises the wireless industry a suite of tools to provide

Mobifusion debuts Mobiviewer 2.5

Mobile media solutions provider Mobifusion announced the launch of its Mobiviewer 2.5 multimedia platform, promising to improve viewing and reading experiences on phones. According to Mobifusion,

Apple mandates iPhone 3.0 compatibility for app submissions

Hours after releasing the iPhone OS 3.0 beta 5 for general consumption, Apple instructed developers that it will no longer accept any iPhone and iPod touch applications that are incompatible with the

Microsoft debuts Facebook app for Windows Mobile

Microsoft introduced a new Facebook application for Windows Mobile 6 phones, which the software giant says is the first mobile app enabling users to upload video content from their handsets directly

Subscribers don't need an iPhone to play mobile games

We know a lot about the kinds of applications iPhone users like--last month, as the App Store closed in on the 1 billion download benchmark, Apple issued lists of the 20 most popular premium and free

AT&T planning to trim iPhone data costs?

AT&T is reportedly poised to trim the iPhone's monthly service plan by $10 when Apple introduces the newest version of the smartphone next month. According to Cote Collaborative analyst Michael

Ending the I.P.O. drought

A venture capitalist suggests investment banks should market stock in a group of start-ups, offering investors a more lucrative opportunity while diversifying risk. Article

WeatherBug forecasts new BlackBerry app

Meteorological information service provider WeatherBug announced the launch of a free, ad-supported application for Research In Motion's BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Bold smartphones, promising

GyPSii connects updates to Facebook, Twitter

Geo-location and mobile social networking services provider GyPSii announced the launch of GyPSii Connect, a web-based service enabling users to automatically update and share their status as well as

Verizon Wireless debuts exclusive Green Day live set

Verizon Wireless announced an agreement with Reprise Records to stream an exclusive Green Day live performance spotlighting songs from the punk-pop trio's forthcoming album 21st Century Breakdown.