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

One in 10 subscribers used location services in Q4

One in 10 U.S. mobile subscribers turned to location-based services such as maps and friend finders in the fourth quarter of 2008 according to a new study released by mobile social network Limbo and

Verizon, Timbaland team for Storm-exclusive music

Verizon Wireless announced it will extend its collaboration with hip-hop producer extraordinaire Timbaland to create exclusive content available free to subscribers using Research In Motion's

Record labels tune in to mobile gaming

Seeking newer, cheaper promotional channels, the music industry turns to titles like Tap Tap Revenge. Article

Mobile TV gets interrupted and interactive

Mobile television suffered another setback this week when the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to delay the broadcast airwaves' long-planned transition to all-digital services from Feb.

MWC Preview: More app stores in store at MWC 2009

Given that iPhone and iPod touch users have downloaded more than 500 million mobile applications since Apple opened the virtual doors of its App Store in July 2008, it should come as no surprise to

Google searches for a way out

Google seeks to extricate itself from its $1 billion investment in AOL. Article

Study: Location-based ads top mobile marketing opportunities

Alongside the reduction in advertising spend, the mobile platform is the most disruptive force in media today according to a study conducted by audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP. Among more than

Samsung to launch app store for Symbian, WinMo phones

Samsung will unveil a new mobile applications storefront for Symbian and Windows Mobile devices during this month's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. The virtual storefront (an extension of

GetJar adds mobile advertising program

Independent mobile applications portal GetJar announced the introduction of its GetJar Ads program, promising the mobile application developer community new revenue-generating services that display

Digital TV delay back on, MediaFLO expansion halted

Wireless solutions provider Qualcomm appears resigned to postponing plans to expand its MediaFLO mobile TV footprint after the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to delay broadcast