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

Verizon debuts Business Ringback Tones

Verizon Wireless announced the introduction of Business Ringback Tones, enabling organizations with mobile contact numbers to replace the generic ring callers hear with customized messages. According

AdMob iPhone Download Exchange premieres

Mobile advertising marketplace AdMob announced the launch of the AdMob iPhone Download Exchange, promising developers a channel to increase consumer awareness and downloads of their applications for

Social networking continues to dominate mobile search

Social networking remains the number one area of interest among mobile web users, with Facebook and MySpace topping search terms on both Google and Yahoo! OneSearch, according to mobile software

Bango: iPhone lags on mobile content purchasing

Apple's iPhone is conspicuously absent from a list of the top 20 most popular handsets for mobile content browsing and buying, according to new data issued by mobile web solutions provider Bango.

MLB.com At Bat application hits iPhone

With Opening Day of the 2009 season just a week away, Major League Baseball announced the release of MLB.com At Bat 2.0, an updated version of the iPhone application first introduced a year ago. The

Sony Pictures Television previews mobile game lineup

Sony Pictures Television outlined its mobile game slate for the remainder of 2009, promising eight new titles based on the studio's feature films and television shows as well as Sony's PSP handheld

Mobile handsets are a game-changer

How smartphones are reshaping the economics of the gaming industry. Article

FusionOne inks content portability deals

Mobile phone backup and migration services provider FusionOne announced partnerships with four new mobile content providers: Games publisher GOSUB 60, mobile music and video solutions firm mSpot,

Handango unveils App Store Accelerator

Multi-platform smartphone content provider Handango announced the introduction of the App Store Accelerator, a new virtual storefront service tailored for carriers, device manufacturers and retailers

Top U.S. operators consolidate marketing guidelines

The four largest U.S. operators--Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile USA--announced an agreement to incorporate their mobile marketing guidelines within consumer best practices outlined