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

Location apps are the place to be

How Google's Latitude will open the floodgates for location-based mobile services. Article

Apple rejects 'South Park' app for iPhone

Apple has rejected a South Park application developed for the iPhone under the supervision of the animated comedy's creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, contending that the app content is

T-Mobile teams with Nokia for integrated app store

T-Mobile announced it will collaborate with handset giant Nokia to introduce an integrated applications marketplace available via the operator's web'n'walk mobile web platform. According to T-Mobile,

Google: More than a million Latitude users in first week

More than a million wireless subscribers signed up for Google's new mobile friend finder Latitude in its first week according to Vic Gundotra, the web services giant's vice president of engineering.

Zed taps DeviceAnywhere for mobile content testing

Mobile application development solutions provider DeviceAnywhere announced an agreement with mobile entertainment provider Zed to improve the firm's content development efforts worldwide.

MobiTV tops 6 million subscriber total

Less than three months after its managed mobile television and radio network surpassed the 5 million subscriber threshold, MobiTV announced it now boasts more than six million subscribers.

Does the mobile industry need standard APIs?

AT&T Mobility president and CEO Ralph de la Vega contends that the multitude of mobile operating systems, device makers and application developers translates to "islands of innovations" that will

LG embedding GyPSii location services

LG Electronics announced an agreement with GyPSii to embed the geo-location and mobile social networking provider's digital lifestyle applications across a range of new wireless devices. Per terms of

Yahoo gets personal about the mobile web

Yahoo announced the pending launch of its new Yahoo Mobile service, promising a personalized mobile starting point to the web. Available now as a managed beta program, with a consumer introduction

dotMobi extends mobile web to small businesses

Mobile web domain registry dotMobi announced the release of Instant Mobilizer, a new software product promising to automatically optimize small businesses' existing website assets for the mobile