Jason Ankeny

Jason Ankeny

Chicago-based writer Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of Fiercemobile content, a daily electronic newsletter dedicated to mobile media, applications and marketing.

Old-School Games Get New Life
Games

Old-School Games Get New Life

Board games, role-playing games and other offline diversions are having a renaissance.
Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film
Business Unusual

Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film

Rooster Teeth Productions is the innovative company behind the internationally popular online animation videos you haven't heard of...yet.
At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient
Buy local

At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient

The New York City-based Italian megastore has developed strong relationships with local small businesses.
Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?
Innovator Profiles

Eataly Elevates Food Retail, Tastes Success. What's Next?

The New York City store is now a full-fledged tourist attraction, and the rest of the world is in the company's sights.
For Shark Tank's Biggest Winner, Business Has Been Scary Good
Shark Tank

For Shark Tank's Biggest Winner, Business Has Been Scary Good

The production company Ten Thirty One, which puts on Halloween-inspired interactive events, landed $2 million from Mark Cuban and is poised for expansion.
Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming
Innovators

Welcome to the Weird World of Mixed-Reality Gaming

Where the gap between the digital and the real starts to blur.
Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28
Young Millionaires

Rewriting the Smartphone Keyboard at Age 28

With his startup SwiftKey, Jon Reynolds is breathing new life into the act of typing on a keyboard.
Meet the Man with the Midas Touch
Design

Meet the Man with the Midas Touch

Yves BĂ©har's award-winning design studio Fuseproject creates groundbreaking products and brand identities for some of the world's most influential companies.
The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy
Digital Content

The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy

How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media.
This Company Makes Money by Letting Civilians Drive Military Vehicles
Business Unusual

This Company Makes Money by Letting Civilians Drive Military Vehicles

"We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum
Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere
Crowdsourcing

Crowdsource Your Way to Free Wi-Fi Everywhere

By getting people to share a part of their bandwidth, upstart Fon wants to build a no-cost web-access world.
Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg
100 Brilliant Companies

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets
100 Brilliant Companies

This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets

ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database.
How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor
100 Brilliant Companies

How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.