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

Recession will cut mobile entertainment growth in half

Unless key markets emerge from recession, user spending on mobile entertainment services will slow dramatically, increasing by nearly $13 billion over the next five years according to a forecast

EA Mobile hooks 'Worms'

EA Mobile is reportedly on the cusp of winning the Worms franchise from rival game publisher THQ Wireless. According to Mobile Entertainment, EA Mobile will become the exclusive worldwide mobile

'Fast & Furious' races onto iPhone

With the street-racing drama Fast & Furious racking up a staggering $72.5 million opening weekend, mobile game publisher I-play and Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group announced the launch

YouTube in video talks with Sony Pictures

YouTube is reportedly in talks to acquire licensing rights to full-length feature content from Sony Pictures. CNET reports details on the negotiations are scarce, with representatives from both firms

Why micropayments work on mobile

Rival digital platforms look to mobile micro-billing for inspiration. Article

Virgin Mobile USA meets NYSE minimum

Virgin Mobile USA announced that as of March 31, its 30-day average sale price rose above $1, restoring compliance with the New York Stock Exchange's minimum share price requirement for continued

BBC launches live mobile TV trial

The British Broadcasting Corporation unveiled a beta version of its Live TV streaming television service optimized for mobile handsets including the Nokia N96 and Nokia 5800. The 24-hour mobile

Al Gore: Wireless a bright spot in global economy

Crediting the emergence of the web and mobile platforms as the catalyst behind a new communications revolution, former U.S. vice president and environmental activist Al Gore celebrated the nation's

A different vision for Android

How new software makes Google's Android platform more accessible to blind users. Article

Palm to release webOS SDK, allow legacy apps

Palm announced it is ready to release its webOS software development kit to the developer community at large, after previously limiting access to the SDK to a handful of select programmers. Speaking