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

LimeLife acquires Tapatap

Cross-platform digital media firm LimeLife announced its acquisition of mobile and web social community provider Tapatap. Financial terms were not disclosed. According to LimeLife, Tapatap's

Study: Mobile music experience satisfies most users

More than three quarters of U.S. consumers said they are satisfied with their experience downloading and listening to songs on mobile phones, and almost a third are willing to accept mobile ads in

Smartphones now yield a third of all mobile ad requests

Smartphones generated 33 percent of total mobile ad requests worldwide in February 2009--up from 26 percent the previous month--according to mobile ad marketplace AdMob's monthly Mobile Metrics

Fifty-four percent say they don't want or need mobile video

Seventy nine percent of subscribers still use their mobile phones primarily as a channel to communicate via voice, text and email, with 54 percent indicating their don't want or need mobile video

Sybase 365, Integra5 team on multi-platform messaging

Multi-platform real-time communications and social media experiences provider Integra5 announced an agreement with mobile messaging services provider Sybase 365 to integrate on Integra5's new

YouTube and Warner Music clash over copyrights

Music rights disputes lead to the disappearance of thousands of clips. Article

Airborne extends content deal with Fox Mobile

Mobile media firm Airborne Mobile announced an agreement with Fox Mobile Entertainment to develop and distribute content based on the Fox primetime animated series King of the Hill and American Dad.

ngmoco scores $10 million in Series B

iPhone game publisher ngmoco announced the completion of a Series B financing round totaling $10 million and led by Norwest Venture Partners. Former Electronic Arts exec Neil Young founded ngmoco in

March Madness on-demand traffic up 56 percent

More than 2.7 million unique visitors checked out digital coverage of Thursday's opening round of the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship according to CBSSports.com, which adds that

YouTube premieres mobile app for Symbian, WinMo

Google-owned user-generated content site YouTube announced it will extend its mobile video application to support most Windows Mobile and Symbian Series 60 devices. "In addition to providing YouTube