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

Handmark premieres Mobile Store Platform

Mobile media solutions provider Handmark announced the introduction of its Mobile Store Platform, promising handset manufactures and carriers a fast, turnkey solution for launching their own native,

Operators cite relevancy, cost as keys to app store success

Despite the growing consumer appetite for mobile applications, operators run the risk of failure if they attempt to replicate the App Store model pioneered by Apple, according to a new study

AdMob: Android ad requests growing 47% per month

Mobile ad requests from devices running on the Android mobile operating have increased an average of 47 percent month-over-month since the launch of Android Market, according to mobile advertising

For Apple, 21 million iPhones and counting

Apple beats analyst forecasts after selling another 3.8 million iPhones in Q2. Article

Apple removes controversial 'Baby Shaker' app

Apple's arcane App Store approval policies are again the subject of scrutiny after the computing giant removed the controversial "Baby Shaker" application from its virtual storefront, posing the

MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe steps down

News Corp. announced that MySpace co-founder and CEO Chris DeWolfe will not renew his contract with the social networking giant and will step down from his post in the near future, although he'll

Idevio collaborates with Ericsson on mobile mapping

Mapping, geocoding and routing software provider Idevio announced a partnership with supplier giant Ericsson to power Ericsson Mobile Maps, a new location solution introduced in conjunction with the

AT&T, LG integrate with MTV's 'The Phone'

AT&T and handset maker LG Electronics announced a technology integration agreement with the new MTV reality series The Phone, executive produced by pop megastar Justin Timberlake. The program

Mark Cuban leads SMaSh Technologies funding

Mobile messaging application server provider SMaSh Technologies announced the close of a $1.35 million investment round led by billionaire businessman, HDNet chairman and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark

Forecast: Messaging faces growing threat from IP services

While forecasting person-to-person mobile messaging revenues will reach $106 billion by 2014, Juniper Research warns the continued evolution of IP services is resulting in disruptive business models,