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 email@example.com.
Articles by Jason Ankeny
BlackBerry is rolling out the latest version of its Facebook social networking application, highlighted by a series of new photo uploading, viewing and organizing features.
Apple kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference Monday with the usual spate of new product announcements, self-congratulatory proclamations and cheap shots against archrival Google. The marquee headline was the overhauled iOS 7, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called "the biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the iPhone."
Apple introduced its new iTunes Radio streaming music service during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, promising consumers a series of content personalization, discovery and sharing options available across its connected device portfolio.
Apple unveiled its much-anticipated iOS 7 mobile operating system revamp during its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, earning a standing ovation for the platform's radical new look and user interface.
Leaked screenshots posted to Reddit appear to indicate that Microsoft plans to bolster its Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system with a notification center collecting various application alerts.
AT&T Mobility introduced its Enhanced Push-to-Talk application for Apple's iOS, enabling the carrier's business customers to stay in constant contact with colleagues via the iPhone 5 and legacy iPhone 4S.
Nokia introduced Glance Screen, an always-on standby screen clock rolling out in conjunction with its new Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 925 smartphone.
Drew Larner is stepping down as CEO of streaming music services provider Rdio, Bloomberg reports. Larner is currently spearheading a search for his successor, and he plans to transition to the role of executive chairman once the new CEO is installed.
Twilio has completed a $70 million Series D financing round co-led by Redpoint Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners, with Draper Fisher Jurvetson also participating.
Google is finalizing an agreement to acquire crowdsourced location services firm Waze for $1.3 billion, Israeli newspaper Globes reports. The Wall Street Journal corroborates the deal, which sources said could be formally announced as soon as this week. Representatives for Google and Waze declined to comment.