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Archive for September 2013

Rocketeer Recognition: Bottle Rocket Named the #10 Best Place to Work by the DBJ


**UPDATE** We are happy to share that we landed at #10 on The Dallas Business Journal's Best Places to Work list in the medium company cateogry!

We were selected among 58 other North Texas companies, ranging from small to large, through an extensive selection process. Employees were surveyed and results were matched against national standards.

This is the first time we have been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal. Results were announced earlier today at an awards ceremony at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel. The Best Places to Work will also be featured in a special publication in the Sept. 27 issue of the Dallas Business Journal. Congrats to all of our fellow winners!

Want to get it on the action? We’re hiring! Click here to see a full list of job openings and see why Rocketeers love being Rocketeers.

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App Launch: NBC for iOS 7 is Ready for Download!

**UPDATE** NBC is now available on both Android and iOS!

Many of you might already have the NBC app that’s been previously released, but today you can get the new and improved version that comes packed with a whole new watching and user experience. The app has been completely redesigned and optimized for iOS 7, also launching today! 

The NBC app brings episodes of your favorite shows straight to your iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch so you can watch them whenever, wherever and however you want. In addition to the new iOS 7 design, the app has some really cool features built in to enhance your experience such as the schedule module that allows you keep track with what’s coming up on your shows. Closed captioning is also available on shows with the “CC” icon in the player controls.

To see Jimmy, The Voice, Michael J. Fox and others on your device today, click here!

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App Launch: HGTV Watch

**UPDATE** HGTV Watch is now available on both Android and iOS!

HGTV to Go is now HGTV Watch! Stay connected with your favorite HGTV shows from your iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

The app launched today, giving viewers easy access to HGTV’s distinctive programming and exclusive extras. HGTV Watch also allows you to subscribe to any show, host or destination of interest and your Watchlist is updated automatically whenever new content becomes available.

HGTV Watch is updated daily with full TV episodes, clips and HGTV.com original content. Access to the app is free through participating service providers.

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Rocketeer Charity: Bottle Rocket Supports ShelterBox

September is already coming to a close and we've just drawn our final charity for the month. ShelterBox was entered by Rocketeer David Goldstein who was thrilled that this organization was selected today to receive some Rocketeer support. 

ShelterBox is a phenomenal group whose mission it is to provide international aid to those affected by disaster by delivering custom boxes with items necessary for survival. A typical box comes complete with a tent, blankets, water storage and purification equipment, cooking utensils, stove, basic tool kit, a children's activity kit and other vital essentials.

Currently, ShelterBox is running a campaign for donations to aid refugee families who have fled Syria. There are now over 2 million refugees and over 4 million displaced within war-torn Syria who need help. If you’d like to learn more about this organization, click here.

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App Launch: Telemundo Now on iOS and Android

**UPDATE** Telemundo Now can be downloaded from Google Play in addition to iTunes! Get it today!!

Telemundo is now available wherever you are!

Watch full episodes of current Telemundo novelas and shows on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with Telemundo Now. Create a Mi Lista for all your favorite shows. Some full episodes are also available without a TV subscription.

Click here to get the app on iTunes!

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Recent News

Bottle Rocket App’s new 49,570 square-foot space, not only almost doubles the size of its current offices in Addison, it provides it with a more-conducive environment to a fast-paced tech company, founder Calvin Carter said.

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