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

Pontis secures $19.6 million in equity financing

Communications marketing software provider Pontis Ltd. announced the close of a $19.6 million equity financing round led by Norwest Venture Partners, with current shareholders Sequoia Capital, Accel

Cricket teams with LiveWire for Mobile Music

Leap Wireless' prepaid subsidiary Cricket Communications announced an agreement with managed mobile personalization services provider LiveWire Mobile to launch Mobile Music. The full-track music

Consumers cutting back on mobile content spending

The worldwide economic downturn is prompting a growing number of subscribers to limit their monthly mobile spending to voice and messaging services according to a new study published by research firm

Google introduces AdSense for mobile search

Google announced the launch of AdSense for mobile search, enabling operators and publishers to embed a Google-branded search box on their mobile portals and websites. According to the web services

Mobile music facing peer-to-peer pressure

Is social networking the key to mobile music growth? Article

Location services lead to privacy pleas

Smartphones raise new consumer privacy concerns. Article

Yahoo expands mobile search efforts

Yahoo announced a series of new features for its oneSearch mobile search service, including voice search, an auto-locate feature that exploits cell tower triangulation and WiFi to detect the user's

4INFO introduces AdHaven Server

Mobile messaging services provider 4INFO announced the launch of its new AdHaven Server, promising operators, content publishers and SMS aggregators the tools to bolster their current SMS publishing

Nokia turns on 5630 XpressMusic device

Nokia introduced the Nokia 5630 XpressMusic, a new S60 promising a complete entertainment experience enabling users to efficiently access music, videos and games as well as share content. In addition

The Motown Sound goes mobile via Verizon

Verizon Wireless announced an agreement with Universal Music Enterprises to introduce a series of exclusive Motown Records-themed mobile music promotions in celebration of both the fabled soul