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

Fictionwise issues eReader for BlackBerry

Digital book retailer Fictionwise, recently acquired by bookseller Barnes & Noble, announced the beta test release of eReader for BlackBerry, a free ebook application optimized for the Research

Google most visited mobile website in U.S., says Opera

Google remains the leading mobile website among unique U.S. users according to browser development firm Opera Software's State of the Mobile Web report for February 2009. Facebook trails in second

New iPhone to feature faster web access, improved graphics?

In the wake of Apple's official announcement that it will introduce its iPhone 3.0 OS beta sometime this summer, followed by reports operator partner AT&T will begin offering remaining iPhone 3G

Obopay gets paid

The mobile payment solutions provider scores $70 million in venture financing from Nokia. Article

Charmin sponsors iPhone toilet finder app

Talk about your crappy iPhone applications: Proctor & Gamble's Charmin toilet paper brand will launch a global sponsorship for the SitOrSquat website and its accompanying iPhone and BlackBerry

CNBC mobile web traffic grows tenfold in nine months

Business news broadcaster (and Jon Stewart punching bag) CNBC announced that mobile traffic has grown more than tenfold since the June 2008 launch of its mobile website, increasing from first-month

Sprint revs up live access to NASCAR All-Star Race

Sprint announced it will offer exclusive audio access to the pre-race meeting between NASCAR officials, drivers and crew chiefs in advance of the 25th running of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race May

Ovi Store to offer mobile video, N-Gage games

Nokia will introduce new mobile video efforts in tandem with its forthcoming Ovi Store application storefront, although the handset giant adds it does not plan to premiere a dedicated feature film

SendMe inks mobile content deal with Univision

Spanish-language media giant Univision announced its Univision Movil mobile unit will offer mobile media firm SendMe Mobile's catalog of wallpapers, games and ringtones. Per terms of the deal, SendMe

Nokia to introduce motion control for N-Gage games

Nokia said it will introduce motion control to its N-Gage mobile gaming platform. According to the N-Gage Blog, the upcoming Bounce Boing Voyage is the first title to support motion gaming--the