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

Apple tops rivals in smartphone customer satisfaction

Apple claimed top honors in consumer satisfaction among smartphone manufacturers according to J.D. Power and Associates' 2009 Wireless Consumer Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study. Measuring key

One in 10 online shoppers makes purchases via mobile

One in 10 online consumers said they make purchases via mobile device, 16 percent compare prices and another 16 percent research product details and specifications, according to a new consumer survey

VeriSign, Western Union team on m-payment pilot

Network infrastructure services provider VeriSign's Messaging and Mobile Media division announced an agreement with payment solutions provider Western Union to enable specialty finance firm Consumer

Life's a gas for mobile advertisers

Brands begin dispensing mobile coupons at the gas pump. Article

LiveWire Mobile voluntarily delists from NASDAQ

Managed mobile personalization services provider LiveWire Mobile announced it has submitted written notice to the NASDAQ Stock Market to voluntarily delist and deregister its common stock under the

iFund invests $4.5 million in Booyah

Mobile social networking service provider Booyah announced the completion of a $4.5 million Series A financing round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as part of the firm's iPhone-focused

USA Network offers first mobile game via iPhone

Cable television channel USA Network announced the launch of its first mobile game Letter Matrix, developed for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch in association with digital advertising firm Glow

Games, entertainment top iPhone app downloads

Games is the most commonly downloaded category of applications among iPhone users, according to a new smartphone user study conducted by web research firm Compete. Seventy-nine percent of iPhone

Nokia Developer Summit 2009's rules of the game

In conjunction with my other life as a secret agent and jet-setting international playboy, I spent this week in Monaco--while matters of national security demand that I keep secret the details of my

iPhone app acquisitions continue as IAC nabs Urbanspoon

Two days after Amazon.com purchased mobile startup Lexcycle, the developer behind the free iPhone e-reader application Stanza, the checkbook is out for another free iPhone app: This time, Internet