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

Ad-subsidized mobile video: Where is it?

For close to a decade, the wireless industry has hyped itself as the next great medium for advertising. All the elements are there for killer ad campaigns: location information, precise monitoring

AT&T posts 38.6% wireless data revenue growth in Q1

Continued growth from AT&T's wireless unit helped offset the impact of a weak economy as the operator beat analyst estimates for the first quarter, posting earnings of $3.12 billion, down 9.7

Nokia teams with USC on mobile user experiences

Nokia announced a research collaboration framework agreement with the University of Southern California in an effort to advance the mobile user experience. Per terms of the partnership, the handset

Artificial Life to create Linkin Park apps for iPhone

Mobile games and applications provider Artificial Life announced a three-year agreement with Warner Bros. Records to produce a series of official iPhone and iPod touch applications spotlighting

MySpace launches uReport citizen journalism community

Social networking giant MySpace announced an agreement with fellow News Corp. unit Fox News Channel to launch uReport, a new citizen journalism community enabling users to submit photos and videos

Adobe unveils Strobe media player framework

Adobe Systems announced the launch of Strobe, a new software framework for building media players that extends the capabilities of its Flash platform. Building on Adobe's Open Screen Project

Mobile sites 30% slower than wired web performance

Mobile websites are 30 percent slower when compared to computer-based Internet browsing according to a new study conducted by web application experience management firm Gomez and mobile web domain

Will smartphones offset subscriber churn?

Fitch Ratings estimates that over the long term, smartphone owners will make up about half of an operator's customer base. Article

Creditors seize Kadoink, strategic buyer sought

Customizable text alert creation and sharing service provider Kadoink has been seized by creditors Hercules Technology Growth Capital after the startup failed to maintain the financial requirements

OMVC to trial mobile DTV in Washington, D.C.

U.S. broadcasting industry association, the Open Mobile Video Coalition, announced it will showcase mobile DTV technology and products in the Washington, D.C. area, additionally naming four TV