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

Air2Web inks mobile coupon deal with Domino's Pizza

Mobile messaging solutions provider Air2Web announced an agreement with Domino's Pizza to serve as the delivery chain's exclusive mobile coupon campaign management services provider. Domino's current

Conveneer wraps up $4.5 million financing round

Mobile content platform provider Conveneer announced the close of a $4.5 million financing round led by Swedish investor Industrifonden and including contributions from early-stage investment firm

Yahoo closing in on Vodafone mobile search deal

Yahoo reportedly in negotiations with European telecoms giant Vodafone to replace rival web services giant Google as the operator's default mobile search provider. Bloomberg first reported the news,

Apple planning location-aware App Store?

A new patent application filed Thursday by Apple suggests the computing giant is planning to introduce location-aware services tied to the iPhone's App Store virtual application storefront. United

Why mobile is the future of comic strips

Matt Groening, the creator of the long-running Fox animated series The Simpsons, recently announced that his even longer-running cartoon strip Life in Hell will soon vanish from the pages of its

Mojiva debuts white-label solution for mobile ads

Mobile advertising platform Mojiva announced the introduction of its Publisher White Label Solution, promising publishers the tools to more effectively monetize their mobile content. According to

SendMe grabs $12 million in Series D

Mobile media firm SendMe announced the completion of a $12 million Series D growth capital financing round led by new investor Triangle Peak Partners, with full participation by existing investors

Showtime courts Emmy voters with iPhone video app

Premium cable network Showtime is revving up its 2009 Emmy Awards campaigning by teaming with mobile video delivery and advertising network Transpera to launch a new iPhone and iPod touch app

Worldwide mobile game revenues grow to $5.4B in 2008

Worldwide mobile gaming revenues increased more than 20 percent in 2008 to an estimated $5.4 billion according to a new report issued by market analysis firm Juniper Research. While the North

BlackBerry App World sets $2.99 minimum price

Research In Motion is finally taking the wraps off its BlackBerry application storefront, which it will brand as BlackBerry App World; the device maker previously announced the portal would operate