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

PayPal introduces Android application

Digital commerce solutions provider PayPal announced the launch of a new application optimized for Google's Android mobile operating system. Available now via the Android Market virtual storefront,

More than half of AT&T subscribers play mobile games

Fifty-seven percent of AT&T wireless subscribers play mobile games according to a new consumer study conducted by research firm Information Solutions Group on behalf of casual games publisher

AT&T introduces free iPhone application

Everyone else offers an iPhone application, so why not AT&T, the Apple smartphone's exclusive U.S. operator partner? AT&T announced the launch of myWireless Mobile, a free app developed for

The state of mobile commerce

M-commerce apps are proliferating, but experts say Near Field Communications technology is still years away. Article

AT&T adds 'Send to Mobile' push service to att.net

AT&T announced the addition of a "Send to Mobile" feature to its att.net web portal, enabling subscribers to push online content to their AT&T mobile devices. After signing up for a free

Google expands Latitude mobile friend finder

Google announced the addition of two new applications to bolster its Latitude mobile friend finder solution. The new Google public location badge enables users to publish their Latitude location on

Zed acquires Player X

Spanish mobile content firm Zed Group announced it will acquire mobile media publisher and distributor Player X. A Zed spokesperson tells C21 Media.net that published reports the company spent $15

Azuki Systems scores $6 million in equity financing

Mobile media technology provider Azuki Systems announced it has secured $6 million in additional equity financing, with original investors Sigma Partners and Kepha Partners as well as company

Forecast: U.S. mobile ad revenues to reach $229M in '09

The U.S. mobile advertising sector is poised to grow from $169 million in revenue in 2008 to $229 million in 2009 according to global media forecasting and investment firm Magna. Although the

Are Apple and Google too close for comfort?

The Federal Trade Commission launches an inquiry into whether the close ties between the boards of the technology giants amount to a violation of antitrust laws. Article