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 March Madness mobile video preview

With the annual NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament tipping off Thursday, Verizon Wireless announced the launch of the March Madness Insider's Bracket, a V Cast Video service offering subscribers

Venture firms cool on mobile app investment

Venture capitalists are now sizing up the mobile applications market with a far more judicious eye than a year ago, decelerating their investment pace in tandem with the slowdown in consumer

Acuity Mobile wins Maryland Lottery deal

Mobile marketing content delivery solutions provider Acuity Mobile announced it will power a new wireless initiative for the Maryland Lottery, offering consumers announcements on new games,

Barcodes step into the light

Mobile marketing via 2-D barcodes finally gains momentum. Article

'Inspector Gadget' investigates iPhone

Game developer Namco Bandai Networks announced an agreement with animation production firm Cookie Jar Entertainment to introduce Inspector Gadget, a new iPhone and iPod touch title based on the

Merlin inks digital music deal with Catch Media

Independent music global rights agency Merlin announced a licensing agreement with digital music solutions provider Catch Media to distribute content via Catch's Play Anywhere cloud system, which

Facebook Connect expands to iPhone

Social networking giant Facebook announced the introduction of Facebook Connect for iPhone, enabling mobile developers to integrate social components into their iPhone applications. Facebook Connect

Streamezzo to power Samsung Rich Internet Portal

Mobile software developer Streamezzo announced an agreement to develop, deploy and operate mobile web portal services for handset maker Samsung Electronics. The Samsung Rich Internet application,

Quattro Wireless adds $10 million in Series C

Mobile advertising network Quattro Wireless announced an additional $10 million in Series C funding led by Highland Capital Partners and Globespan Capital Partners. According to Quattro, the new

Where are location services heading next?

Dodgeball co-founder Dennis Crowley resurfaces with Foursquare. Article