Mary Mazzoni

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Mary Mazzoni is a staff writer for Earth911, a leading national provider of recycling, proper disposal and zero-waste lifestyle information. Previously, she wrote for local Philadelphia publications including Technical.ly Philly, the Philadelphia Daily News and The Northeast Times Star. The Temple University grad has since relocated to Phoenix, Arizona to pursue her passion for writing and the environment.

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12 iPhone apps by Philadelphians, for Philadelphians

Aug. 17, 2010 12:15 pm

12 iPhone apps by Philadelphians, for Philadelphians

Great news for all the iPhone-addicts out there: Philly’s ever-increasing number of techies has been up to more than just taking up all the seats at your favorite Wi-Fi café. They’ve been busy developing truly Philly-centric apps, from the genius (SETPA travel, local concert information and traffic reports) to the just-for-fun (zombie braining and saving […]
$500K award could lead to jobs, spike in green building

Aug. 11, 2010 2:00 pm

$500K award could lead to jobs, spike in green building

Thanks to a recent federal block grant and a $500,000 award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the Philly green building industry is gearing up for a huge boom, meaning new jobs, an increase in manufacturing and a boost in the local economy. The U.S. Conference of Mayors gave $500K from the Wal-Mart Foundation in […]
Event Highlights: August 8 – August 13

Aug. 9, 2010 8:30 am

Event Highlights: August 8 – August 13

With 15 events on Wednesday and Thursday alone, this week’s events calendar is likely too full for even the most ravenous tech junkie. If you want to save a little time for other things (you know, like sleep), you may want to pick and choose this week. To help you out, we’ve chosen three events […]
Event Highlights: August 1 – August 6, 2010

Aug. 2, 2010 8:30 am

Event Highlights: August 1 – August 6, 2010

If you can manage to pry yourself away from the gut-wrenching saga that is the 2010 Phillies, this is a great week to be out and about in the tech scene. This week stretch your creative muscles at the Guitar Effects Study Group on Monday, learn to “connect the dots” with social media at Philly […]
StartupCorps helps city youth launch restaurant, record label

Jul. 28, 2010 11:30 am

StartupCorps helps city youth launch restaurant, record label

We already know that Philly is a hot spot for new startups, but we may see a whole lot more entrepreneurial action in the coming years, thanks to StartupCorps, an emerging youth entrepreneurship program.
Event Highlights: July 25 – July 30, 2010

Jul. 26, 2010 10:30 am

Event Highlights: July 25 – July 30, 2010

Before you begin contemplating popping the cap off of a fire hydrant, consider this week’s tech events calendar. This week is packed with events you won’t want to miss. Although we can’t promise anything, there will likely be free air conditioning, too. This week get the low-down on what’s hot and new in Mac on […]
ShareUrMeal gives back with every click

Jul. 19, 2010 12:25 pm

ShareUrMeal gives back with every click

The next time you watch someone at a restaurant whip out a cell phone to take a picture of their meal don’t be so quick to roll your eyes, it could be for a good cause. The person might be using ShareUrMeal, a Philadelphia-based service that allows users to post picture of meals. For every picture shared, one of ShareUrMeal’s […]
Event Highlights: July 19 – July 24, 2010

Jul. 19, 2010 8:30 am

Event Highlights: July 19 – July 24, 2010

Summer is in full swing, Philadelphia. In the whirlwind of carnivals, neighborhood barbecues and family vacations, don’t forget about this week’s events calendar. It’s chock-full of events you won’t want to miss and deciding which one to attend is tricky, so let us help. We have your busy summer schedule in mind, dear reader, and we’ve […]
TicketLeap and Social Media, a match made in heaven

Jul. 9, 2010 11:00 am

TicketLeap and Social Media, a match made in heaven

In the highly competitive world of online ticketing, it’s often the little things that set a company apart. This is no news to Chris Stanchak, CEO of the rapidly growing Philly-based ticketer TicketLeap. When he founded TicketLeap in 2003 as a student project, Stanchak had a vision of providing professional-grade ticketing for events too small to […]
Event Highlights: July 5 – July 11, 2010

Jul. 5, 2010 11:30 am

Event Highlights: July 5 – July 11, 2010

It’s back to the daily grind after a weekend of barbeques and fireworks, but the good news is there are plenty of great tech events to move your week along. You’re in luck if you’re taking a long holiday weekend, as most events are later in the week. As always, there is some overlap, and […]