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

RIM's Lazaridis stakes out BlackBerry App World at CTIA

Research In Motion officially unveiled its BlackBerry App World virtual storefront in conjunction with president and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis' keynote appearance today at CTIA Wireless 2009 in Las

U.S. wireless subscribers top 270 million

The U.S. wireless industry expanded to 270 million total subscribers at the end of 2008, a 15 million year-over-year increase, according to CTIA president and CEO Steve Largent. Speaking today at the

Local mobile advertising still off in the distance

While conventional wisdom holds that location represents the next evolution of mobile advertising, the industry is still some distance away from a truly localized mobile ad model, according to a

BlackBerry App World opens doors at CTIA Wireless 2009

Research In Motion officially unveiled BlackBerry App World, a new on-device application storefront promising a broad cross-section of personal and business applications for BlackBerry smartphones

T-Mobile: Most G1 users download new Android app each week

T-Mobile USA subscribers who have purchased HTC's G1, the first commercial handset based on Google's Android mobile OS, average 50 times the data usage of the average voice-centric wireless consumer,

Windows Marketplace app update policy reversed

With Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division president Robbie Bach poised to keynote CTIA Wireless 2009 on Wednesday, the software giant on Tuesday responded to controversy over developer fees

Matchbox Twenty's Thomas sings the praises of mobile

Calling himself "a Twittering fool," Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas sung the praises of new digital platforms during his keynote appearance at Tuesday's Mobile Entertainment Live! event in Las

MTV: 100 million mobile videos downloaded in '08

Although new devices and operating systems are yielding new opportunities for mobile entertainment, an old problem--fragmentation--continues to pose significant challenges for content providers,

Local mobile advertising still off in the distance

While conventional wisdom holds that location represents the next evolution of mobile advertising, the industry is still some distance away from a truly localized mobile ad model, according to a

Bravo applauds the mobile web

Cable network Bravo embraces mobile. Article