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Bottle Rocket Nominated in 2017 Tech Titans Awards

Big news from our neck of the woods this week: Tech Titans has nominated Bottle Rocket for the Emerging Company Innovation Award! We’re honored to be recognized by our community with this nomination. The Emerging Company Innovation Award recognizes... read more

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Rocketeer Charity | Executives in Action

Every month, our Rocketeers gather around a handy-dandy hat full of charities, put their hands in, and draw a name to support. Driven by employee nominations, these non-profits represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around... read more

Rocketeer Charity | Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Every month, our Rocketeers pick a charity to support. Driven by employee nominations, these organizations represent the passion Bottle Rocket has for giving back to the community around us. For the month of June, we selected Cystic Fibrosis... read more

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Top Takeaways from WWDC 2017 that Weren’t in the Keynote

While there were a lot of big announcements during this year’s WWDC Keynote, there were even more our Rocketeers learned during the sessions following it. Some of these barely made an appearance at the conference, but we think they’re some of the most... read more

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Inside the QA Automation Lab

Bottle Rocket’s Quality Assurance team is on an exciting automation journey. We’ve written the code, trained our manual testers, and are now focusing efforts on the place where it will all be put together. We’ve put a lot of hard work into our... read more

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Engineering Jedi: Why I Couldn’t Resist Echo Show

For those who have been living under a rock these past couple weeks, Amazon announced a new member to their successful family of voice assistants: the Echo Show. I already own an Echo Dot and Amazon Echo. And while technically interesting, I didn’t see a... read more

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Engineering Jedi: Dots, New in Android O

Though somehow missed in the Android O keynote, a big change coming to the Android O launcher is a new feature named “Dots.” From the user’s home screen, each icon can now create an icon notification. The user can access these notifications by... read more

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5 Key Takeaways from the WWDC 2017 Keynote

Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) is the tech giant’s biggest event of the year. It kicks off with a keynote where all the device and software updates for the year are unveiled and the rest of the week is spent training developers in... read more