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

Can YouTube cash in?

YouTube introduces a new revenue-sharing download model. Article

Mogreet offers mobile video Valentines

With Valentine's Day just 24 hours away, mobile messaging firm Mogreet announced a series of Valentine-themed eCards for mobile phones featuring short scenes from the movie Twilight as well as free

Nokia's Comes With Music coming to the U.S.

Nokia is reportedly poised to launch its Comes With Music download service in the U.S. in conjunction with this month's introduction of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic device (a.k.a. The Tube). Comes With

Handmark debuts updated Pocket Express

Mobile media solutions provider Handmark announced a new European version of its Pocket Express mobile news and information service, featuring a full on-device application store as well as support

Intercasting revamps Anthem social networking platform

Mobile social networking firm Intercasting Corporation announced an upgrade to its Anthem social application platform to support a series of additional communication services like email and instant

AdMob: Monthly mobile ad requests nearing 7 billion

Worldwide mobile advertising requests increased 8 percent month-over-month to 6.8 billion according to mobile advertising marketplace AdMob's January 2009 Mobile Metrics Report, which credits

Mobile games, BlackBerry apps dominate Handango Yardstick

Handango announced the release of its 2008 Handango Yardstick, the smartphone content provider's annual global trend index. The firm reports it added 1,300 new content providers and close to 10,000

Facebook in mobile social networking talks with Nokia

Facebook and Nokia are reportedly in negotiations to forge a partnership that would embed elements of the social networking service into the handset giant's devices. The Wall Street Journal reports

From smartphones to dumb pipes

How the success of Apple's App Store has irrevocably altered consumer perception about mobile operators. Article

AdMob inks global advertising partnership with MADS

Mobile advertising marketplace AdMob announced a strategic partnership with European mobile advertising solutions provider MADS. Per terms of the agreement, MADS' network of more than 150 publisher