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

Motorola suggests Ontela photo app for Hint

Mobile imaging solutions provider Ontela announced its photo-saving service is now available on Motorola's new Hint QA30. Photos snapped via the phone's 2.0 megapixel camera are automatically saved

Report: Downturn will yield mobile ad opportunities

Mobile advertising prospects for the year ahead remain promising even in the face of the economic downturn according to global telecoms adviser Analysys Mason, which nevertheless stresses that the

Verizon offers Optimized View for Mobile Web

Verizon Wireless announced an agreement with mobile web platform provider Novarra to introduce Optimized View for Mobile Web, promising subscribers access to a majority of mobile sites in full HTML

A brave new world for venture capital

Venture financing declines in the U.S. but climbs in India, China and Israel. Article

Google Mobile App expands to Windows Mobile

Google announced the release of its Google Mobile App search utility for handsets powered by Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system. According to Google, the mobile app enables speedier

Sprint loses $1.62B and 1.3M subs in Q4

The nightmare continues for Sprint Nextel, which reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $1.62 billion compared with a year-earlier net loss of $29.45 billion--another 1.3 million subscribers left the

Alltel Mobile Advisor app debuts

Even post-Verizon merger, Alltel Wireless continues to introduce new mobile efforts--the operator has announced the launch of Alltel Mobile Advisor, a free, preloaded application promising

How social networking revolutionizes relevance

Without a doubt, "relevance" was the buzzword of Mobile World Congress 2009. On Monday, when Nokia launched Ovi Store, its entrant into the increasingly crowded mobile application storefront segment,

Kevin Spacey shines a spotlight on mobile short films

Calling mobile technology "an opportunity for emerging filmmakers to have a platform," two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey headlined today's Mobile Backstage event at Mobile World Congress

Bill Gates pledges $12.5 million for mobile banking

Wireless industry trade group the GSM Association and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of Mobile Money for the Unbanked, a new program created to introduce mobile banking