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

Study: Rich people embracing the mobile web, too

Regardless of the economic downturn, the nation's financial elite continue adopting mobile data services according to research firm the Luxury Institute, which tracks the behaviors of high net-worth

Microsoft reiterates no Zune phone in the pipeline

Microsoft will focus its mobile investments on its Windows Mobile operating system as well as gaming and entertainment services tied to its Zune portable media player, but will not pursue a combined

Study: 70% of U.S. subscribers searched via mobile in 2008

Seventy percent of U.S. mobile subscribers used their phones to access information through Internet search engines last year--a 14 percent increase over 2007 totals--according to a new consumer study

Yahoo Connected Life head Marco Boerries resigns

Marco Boerries, executive vice president of Yahoo's Connected Life division and the face of the web services giant's mobile efforts, is resigning his post according to an internal email obtained by

Fox Mobile inks search deal with MCN

Search management and merchandising solutions provider Mobile Content Networks announced an agreement with mobile entertainment provider Fox Mobile Group to deploy its MCN allwords search programs

Opera: Mobile web views grow 18% month-over-month

More than 20 million people worldwide now use the Opera Mini mobile web browser each month, up 12 percent from December 2008 totals, according to browser development firm Opera Software's January

Verizon Wireless adds Clear Channel to the Hub

Verizon Wireless announced an agreement with broadcasting behemoth Clear Channel Radio to add 14 CC stations to the Verizon Hub, the operator's new VOIP-based, Linux-powered home phone. Per terms of

Mobile local search ad revenues to reach $1.3B in 2013

Mobile search and display advertising revenues in the U.S. will increase to $3.1 billion in 2013 from $160 million in 2008--a compound annual growth rate of 81.2 percent--according to research, data

Mobile World Congress 2009 scorecard

A web-exclusive FierceWireless staff report analyzing the winners and losers from last week's mobile industry event.

Visto acquires Good Technology from Motorola

Struggling handset maker Motorola will sell its Good Technology mobile email unit to mobile push and synchronization platform Visto. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, although The Wall