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

China Mobile: 607B text messages sent in 2008

China Mobile subscribers sent 607.1 billion text messages in 2008, up more than 100 billion over the operator's 2007 SMS totals. According to China Mobile, its subscriber count is now closing in on

Press banned from Al Gore keynote at CTIA

The former VP, environmental activist and Internet baby daddy blocks media coverage of his CTIA Wireless 2009 address. Article

Digital Chocolate: 8m iPhone game downloads in 100 days

Mobile games and applications developer Digital Chocolate reports its five titles for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch have topped the 8 million download mark less than 100 days since going live in the

Microsoft debuts Windows Mobile Widgets

With its Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system on tap for later this year, Microsoft announced it will introduce Windows Mobile Widgets, promising developers easier and more efficient creation of

Global digital media revenues grow 20 percent in 2008

The world's top 27 digital media firms increased their earnings to $74 billion in 2008, up 20 percent over 2007 totals of $61.5 billion, according to market intelligence firm Strategy Analytics.

T-Mobile USA debuts Photobucket image sharing app

Image and video sharing website Photobucket announced the introduction of a mobile photo sharing service developed exclusively for T-Mobile USA, enabling subscribers to send photos directly from

Samsung Mobile goes to the movies

Samsung Mobile announced the launch of Samsung Movies, a dedicated cinema storefront powered by digital movie retailer Acetrax. According to the device maker, Samsung Movies will enable consumers to

No 'freemium' pricing for the App Store

Apple continues to restrict alternative pricing models for iPhone apps. Article

Nokia pulling the plug on Mosh

Nokia reportedly will shut down its social networking site Mosh as it prepares to launch its Ovi Store application marketplace this spring. Nokia first announced Mosh (a.k.a. "Mobilize and Share") in

AT&T to offer no-contract, no-activation iPhone deal

AT&T is poised to begin offering iPhone 3G inventory at a no-commitment price, lending further credence to rumors that Apple will introduce a new and improved iPhone model sometime later this