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

Verizon clips mobile coupons

Mobile marketing firms cry foul over Verizon Wireless' rejection of new standard-rate mobile coupon programs. Article

Opera Mini page views grow 255% year-over-year

More than 23 million mobile subscribers used the Opera Mini web browser in March, representing a 12.1 percent month-over-month increase and a 157 percent year-over-year leap, according to Opera

Verizon Wireless and Apple in iPhone talks

Verizon Wireless is reportedly in talks with Apple to introduce a CDMA-based version of the iPhone. Citing sources familiar with the situation, USA Today reports Verizon and Apple entered

LiveCast launches Lightning mobile video solution

Mobile streaming video solutions provider LiveCast announced the launch of Lightning, a new product enabling the television news industry to broadcast real-time live video from mobile phones with no

Kaplan introduces ESL apps for iPhone

Academic and professional development resources firm Kaplan Publishing announced the release of TOEFL Vocabulary Flashcards and TOEFL Idioms Flashcards, a pair of Test of English as a Foreign

Hard times for Microsoft

The software giant reports its first year-over-year quarterly revenue decline since going public in 1986. Article

MobiTV debuts new audience measurement tech

Mobile broadcast solutions provider MobiTV announced the introduction of a new form of mobile television audience measurement that employs its interactive technology to track viewership size and

Google Product Search goes mobile

Google announced the introduction of its Google Product Search application for the iPhone and Android platforms, promising users information on prices, ratings, reviews and product details collected

EU calls on operators to strengthen child safety policies

The European Commission called on mobile operators to bolster their efforts to block explicit content from minors following a new survey indicating growing concerns from parents. According to the

Apple reaches 1 billion App Store downloads

Apple crossed the 1 billion App Store application download threshold Thursday, flipping the switch on its countdown webpage to a screen reading "Thanks a billion. Over 1 billion downloads in just