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Rocketeers in a meeting

Happy Halloween From Bottle Rocket

Happy Halloween!! Bottle Rocket hosted an employee Halloween party yesterday to get in the spooky spirit of the holiday. In true Bottle Rocket fashion, the Rocketeers came dressed to impress in a variety of different Halloween costumes. During the party, each Rocketeer cast their vote for the costumes that stood out among the rest – here are our categories and winners: Overall First Place – Bill... read more

Captain Hope’s Kids: Our October Charity of The Month

Captain Hope's Kids was founded in North Texas by Steven Hammond, a former homeless teenager turned successful adult, with the unique mission to "meet the critical needs of homeless children." A 2010 census of Dallas County’s homeless showed women and children made up 47% of the known population. On any given night in North Texas, more than 1,100 children fall asleep in homeless and domestic violence... read more

Top Chef Judges’ Table App Wins Best Entertainment Integration for Mobile at the Mobile Excellence Awards

The Mobile Excellence Awards bestows the highest level of industry honor to best of breed companies who excel in mobile entertainment and technology. The awards represent all walks of the mobile ecosystem from start-ups, studios, content providers, entertainment, entities, sports, apps and handsets, brands and more. The winners were selected by an esteemed panel of judges, who scored on strategic initiative,... read more

Showtime Sync Wins First Place at The CTAM Sync-to-Screen Competition

Five cable networks with their pulse on second-screen TV viewers squared off in the "Sync to TV Competition" at the CTAM Summit today. Each of the contestants presented their app's content strategy, consumer interaction data and key takeaways. The winner was selected by session attendees, who scored the apps on functionality, user experience, creativity, scalability, business impact and consumer engagement. We... read more

Hogar Suyapa: Our October Charity of the Month

Hogar Suyapa was founded on February 3, 2004 in El Progresso, Honduras by a small group of people determined to create a permanent home for children who often have been removed from their families for reason of neglect, criminal activity of their parents, or abuse. Children are often brought to Hogar Suyapa on a temporary basis and their stay can last from one or two nights to as long as a month. After... read more

Bottle Rocket Apps Wins Momentum Award for Job Growth

  The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) presented the winners of the 10th annual Momentum Awards this afternoon. The Momentum Awards recognize companies and organizations that have created significant job growth and fostered positive economic momentum in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. This year the award categories included: Total Job Growth, Percentage Job Growth, Corporate Headquarters Location,... read more

Thruster Partners with Griffin Technology to Launch Woogie 2.0 App

What exactly is a Woogie? It’s 50% huggable friend, 50% protective case for your iPhone or iPad touch, and 100% fun! Griffin recently debuted three new Woogie characters, Zee, Fee and Morff. They are available on Griffin’s site for purchase.  The new Woogie app turns these characters into interactive playmates with funny faces, moods and feelings. They are always ready for an adventure packed full of... read more