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

CBS's TV.com iPhone app tops 1 million downloads

CBS Interactive announced that two months after introducing a free iPhone application to promote its TV.com website, the app has already crossed the million download milestone. The application--which

iPhone users spend 10 minutes per session on free apps

Users average 9.6 minutes of engagement per session on free iPhone applications according to a mobile advertising network Greystripe's quarterly Consumer Insights Report. Based on data generated via

Tellme UI solution to launch on WinMo 6.5 phones

Microsoft subsidiary Tellme Networks announced its voice-based mobile user interface solution will be available for free on Windows Mobile 6.5-based handsets when the operating system is finally

Verizon Wireless inks Taylor Swift content exclusive

Verizon Wireless announced an agreement with pop star Taylor Swift to offer subscribers a series of content exclusives tied to the singer's first headline tour of the U.S., taking place now through

MMA adds 28 new members

Non-profit industry trade group the Mobile Marketing Association announced its membership ranks have grown by 28 since February, with new members joining from regions including South Africa, Brazil,

iPhones are for play, not work

A new report finds 73 percent of iPhone owners use their devices primarily for personal reasons like entertainment. Article

Forecast: Mobile app revenues to exceed $25B by 2014

Direct and indirect revenues from mobile applications are expected to exceed $25 billion by 2014 according to a new forecast issued by analyst firm Juniper Research, which credits the growth to the

Nokia to streamline services, re-focus investment, cut jobs

Nokia announced plans to streamline operations across its Services unit, an effort that will trim about 450 jobs worldwide. According to the handset giant, the initiative will create a stronger, more

Amazon acquires iPhone ereader app developer Lexcycle

Online retail giant Amazon.com continues to raise its profile on Apple's iPhone and iPod touch devices by acquiring mobile development startup Lexcycle, the firm behind the popular Stanza free

MySpace mobile usage grows 450% in past year

Social networking giant MySpace reports its mobile usage increased roughly 450 percent in 2008, with users now generating 7 billion mobile page views per month. Speaking here at the Nokia Developer