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

Confidence comeback for VCs

Venture capitalist optimism makes a slight return. Article

Apple sued over iPhone touchscreen rights

Taiwanese chip designer Elan Microelectronics has filed suit against Apple, alleging the computing giant's iPhone, iPod touch and MacBook touchscreen technology infringes on two of its "multi-touch"

Fox Mobile inks ringtone deal with AOL's Winamp

Fox Mobile Group announced an agreement with AOL Europe and AOL Canada to integrate ringtone purchasing capabilities into the web services giant's new Winamp version 5.55 desktop media player. Per

DirecTV app for iPhone tops 100K downloads in four days

Satellite television provider DirecTV announced its fledgling DVR Scheduler App for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch devices topped the 100,000 download benchmark within four days of its March 30 debut,

Google upgrades Gmail for iPhone and Android

Google announced a series of improvements for Gmail messaging services running on iPhone and Android devices. Writing on the Official Google Mobile Blog, engineer Joanne McKinley writes that the

Location developers show scant interest in webOS, Symbian

Fewer than 10 percent of location-aware application developers express interest in porting their apps to the Palm webOS and Symbian platforms, according to a new survey conducted by location system

iST's iPointer app wins AT&T Fast Pitch

Location-based solutions provider Intelligent Spatial Technologies announced its iPointer application claimed top honors in AT&T's Fast Pitch Platinum Awards competition, held last week during

UIEvolution teams with Samsung on TouchWiz apps

Software solutions developer UIEvolution announced an agreement with Samsung Mobile to offer tools for creating and delivering rich connected mobile applications optimized across the handset maker's

Glu Mobile's 'Glyder' takes off on iPhone

Games publisher Glu Mobile announced the launch of Glyder, an original title developed for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch. According to Glu, Glyder enables players to pilot a hang glider as she soars

BuzzCity posts 11 percent banner ad growth in Q1

Wireless communities and consumer services provider BuzzCity's advertising network delivered 8.5 billion paid banner ads in the first quarter of 2009, up 11 percent quarter over quarter, according to