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Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support the Make a Wish Foundation

There are many kids in this country who live each day with life-threatening illnesses. Fortunately, there are organizations out there focused on bringing joy into the lives of these brave little souls and their families who face extremely unfortunate circumstances. One such organization, and probably the most well-known, is the Make-A-Wish Foundation which was drawn in this week's Rocketeer charity... read more

Rocketeers in Orbit: Michael Griffith at Application Developers Conference

A couple of weeks ago, Rocketeer Michael Griffith, Director of User Experience, was on a panel- How Does Your App Look, Sound and Feel?- at the Application Developers Conference in Los Angeles. The panelists all offered some good insights and information, so be sure to check out the video of that session. Here's a description of what was discussed: "In the highly crowded landscape of mobile apps, user... read more

Rocketeer Recognition: Bottle Rocket Wins Innovation Catalyst Award Given by the Dallas Regional Chamber

The Dallas Regional Chamber presented the winners of the Blueprint Awards, formerly known as the Momentum Awards, today at a luncheon ceremony. The awards celebrate companies that have made a positive impact on the economy through job growth, location and expansion activities as well as those companies contributing to the vitality of the Dallas region. We are proud to announce Bottle Rocket won the Innovation... read more

Rocketeer Recognition: Bottle Rocket Earns #50 on the Dallas 100 List

Dallas 100 is an annual awards program that identifies and honors the 100 fastest growing privately held companies in the Dallas Metroplex. Whether the company is three years old and has seen rapid growth, or 25 years old and recently got a boost in sales, these companies and their leaders have interesting ideas about how to run and grow a business. To qualify for the Dallas 100, a company must meet a number of... read more

App Launch: Bravo App 3.0 Now Available

Our second custom AWE app for NBCUniversal is now ready for download on iTunes! You can watch your favorite Bravo shows on your iPhone or iPad whenever and wherever. Some features on the new 3.0 version include: Full episode viewing (requires login using your TV provider account) Get more from your favorite Bravo shows with SYNC, exclusive content brings you trivia, poll, photos, clips and... read more

Rocketeer Recognition: HISTORY App Wins a Tabby Award

We are excited to announce that HISTORY won a Tabby Award in the video category! The Tabby Awards are the first worldwide competition for the best tablet apps. The History app was selected from more than 150 apps for iPad, Android or Windows 8 by a panel of 17 international tablet professionals. Judging was based on the overall value for the user, speed, concept, navigation, design, innovation, ease of use,... read more

Rocketeer Charity: Rocketeers Support KERA FM

In the spirit of being thankful this month, this week's charity drawing goes to KERA FM, the NPR affiliate for North Texas that's been around since 1974. Thanks to this station, residents of North Texas have access to topic driven local radio news programs, spot news and music programs mixed with national news, talk shows and radio magazine programs from sources that include National Public Radio (NPR),... read more

App Launch: MSNBC App Now Available on iTunes

  The new MSNBC app for iOS has officially launched today and is available on iTunes. The cool thing about this app is that you can actually watch live episodes in real time on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. We're especially proud of this app because it's the first one from Team AWE that showcases our live streaming capabilities. The MSNBC app is the only app where you can watch all of your favorite... read more

Rocketeer Recognition: We’re Number 20 on the Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Places to Work

  The Dallas Morning News has recognized Bottle Rocket as one of the Top 100 Places to Work in DFW in 2013. This is the second time we have been recognized on the Top 100 list and we are thrilled to be ranked #20 in the small company category. Rocketeer Matt Johnson, VP of Thruster, our gaming division, was at today's awards luncheon to receive this amazing award. To qualify for the Top 100 list,... read more