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

dotMobi: Mobile websites grew sevenfold in last year

The number of mobile websites increased sevenfold over the past year according to mobile web domain registry dotMobi. There are now roughly 1.1 million mobile site addresses worldwide based on a scan

Verizon debuts Mobile Web Games and Apps Store

Verizon Wireless announced the launch of the Mobile Web Games and Apps Store, promising subscribers more efficient access to games and apps. According to Verizon, the free, click-through service

Apple license update bans rogue iPhone apps

Apple has updated its iPhone Developer Program License Agreement to block programmers from jailbreaking apps, assisting in jailbreaking or distributing an app via channels other than the App Store.

Microsoft's Bach touts convergence, personalization

While touting Microsoft's vision of a converged future connecting PCs, televisions and mobile devices, the software giant's Entertainment and Devices Division president Robbie Bach also focused his

A new World for BlackBerry

Research In Motion president and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis on BlackBerry App World, mobile TV and more. Article

AT&T Apps Beta program launches

AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Apps Beta, a new initiative enabling mobile developers to trial their applications with the operator's subscribers prior to retail availability. AT&T

Nokia closing down Mosh on May 1

Nokia confirmed reports it will shut down its Mosh social networking effort, replacing the service with the new Ovi Store application storefront May 1. According to a "farewell mail" sent by Nokia to

Zed inks mobile media deal with Universal Pictures

Mobile content provider Zed announced a new exclusive partnership with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to develop voicetones, ringbacks and wallpapers based on memorable moments and quotes

BMI: Ringback revenues to top $235 million in 2009

Ringback sales in the U.S. will surpass the $235 million mark in 2009 according to music performing rights organization BMI. With an estimated 10 million U.S. subscribers now signed up for ringback

Verizon joins Joint Innovation Lab widget effort

Verizon Wireless announced its commitment to join fellow operators Vodafone, China Mobile and Softbank in the Joint Innovation Lab, an initiative that promises to create a single global development