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
Apple is expanding its App Store guidelines to restrict third-party iOS applications that allow users to recommend apps to their friends, PocketGamer reports.
Jolla has appointed Tomi Pienimäki as its new CEO as the Finnish startup approaches the commercial launch of its Sailfish mobile operating system.
AT&T Mobility is updating Samsung Electronics' original 5.3-inch Galaxy Note phablet to run Google's Android 4.1.2, a.k.a. Jelly Bean. The update is available through Windows and Mac computers via the Samsung Kies content sync and software application.
Apple's iOS narrowed Android's U.S. smartphone market share lead during the three-month period between December 2012 and March 2013, digital research firm comScore reports.
Square is building a recommendation engine that suggests nearby places to visit based on the consumer's mobile transaction history, The Verge reports.
Amazon is extending its Appstore for Android to China, becoming the first Western company to offer premium-priced Android applications to consumers in the world's largest smartphone market. Rival Google Play's Chinese efforts remain limited to free Android apps.
Verizon Wireless is upgrading Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 2 phablet to Google's Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean mobile operating system.
An iOS game available for download from Apple's App Store contains an embedded Trojan horse, Macworld reports.
Instagram is rolling out Photos for You, a new feature enabling iOS and Android users to add Facebook-style tags to images.
Barnes & Noble is expanding Google Play support to its Android-powered Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets, offering users access to more than 700,000 applications and games as well as millions of songs, movies and television programs. Nook owners were previously limited to downloading apps and content offered via the bookseller's own Nook Store.