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

Microsoft, Discovery team for 'Deadliest Catch' ad campaign

Microsoft Advertising announced an agreement with the Discovery Channel to launch a simultaneous three-screen advertising campaign promoting the upcoming fifth season of the cable reality series

Apple's App Store nearing 1 billion downloads

Apple announced that users have now downloaded close to a billion iPhone and iPod touch applications since the July 10, 2008 launch of its App Store virtual marketplace, introducing a counter on its

Microsoft developing 'Halo' for mobile

Microsoft is reportedly developing a mobile project based on its popular first-person shooter game franchise Halo. A Microsoft job posting discovered on the CareerBuilder.com website suggests the

Limbo merges with Brightkite

Mobile entertainment community Limbo is acquiring location-based social networking applications provider Brightkite in a nearly all-stock transaction. The total value of the deal was not disclosed.

Barnes & Noble teaming with Sprint for Kindle rival?

Bookstore chain Barnes & Noble is reportedly collaborating with Sprint and an unidentified manufacturer to develop an ebook device to rival Amazon.com's Kindle. The Street.com reports Barnes

Holiday publishing update

FierceMobileContent will not publish Friday, April 10, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Publication will resume Monday, April 13. See you then. -Jason

Cox Communications mulls mobile app store

With U.S. cable giant Cox Communications poised to launch wireless voice and data services in the second half of this year, the Wall Street Journal reports the company is considering plans to launch

After Android, what's next?

Google Ventures' Rich Miner on the mobile investment opportunity. Article

Survey: Security concerns limit m-banking takeoff

Eighty-five percent of U.S. consumers acknowledge the importance of mobile banking, but do not want to pay for m-banking services, according to audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG's third annual Global

Virgin Mobile USA debuts Texter's Delight unlimited plan

Virgin Mobile USA announced it will launch Texter's Delight, a nationwide prepaid plan promising users unlimited SMS, IM, email, photo and video messaging for $19.99 per month. Launching April 15,