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Katy Based koob™ Virtual Reality Audiobooks set to disrupt the Audiobook Industry

The Voice Society to launch koob 3D audiobook library KATY  (Marketwired) – The Voice Society, LLC of Katy is starting production of koob™ Virtual Reality Audiobooks. For the first time, audio technology will make it possible for sound to convey actual experiences that make the listener feel immersed in the story, as if the listener is […]

Sentencing took place at the Bob Casey Federal courthouse in downtown Houston. - Covering Katy file photo by Dennis Spellman

Federal Judge in Houston sentences Bronx Man to 10 Years in Federal Prison

HOUSTON (Covering Katy) – A 33-year-old resident of the Bronx, New York, has been ordered to federal prison following his convictions of wire and mail fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Christopher Donrick Daley Sept. 21, 2016, following a  two-day trial. Today, U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes, who presided over the […]

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Cooler Wars: Yeti and Newcomer Rtic In Legal Battle

HARRIS COUNTY (Arkansas Online) –  Twins John and Jim Jacobsen jumped into a market where the once humble cooler sells for hundreds of dollars, but key to the entrepreneurial duo’s success has been selling their high-end products for less. Houston-based Rtic has generated nearly $200 million in revenue since shipping its first cooler in September […]

The for sale sign at the UH Cinco Campus - Covering Katy photo

UH Cinco Campus For Sale – $6.8 Million

KATY (Covering Katy) – A big for sale sign has gone up on the front lawn of the University of Houston’s former Cinco Ranch campus. UH recently moved to a 46-acre property in Katy, about a 10-minute drive from the 10-acre Cinco Ranch property.The new property occupies about half of a large round tract off I-10 and the […]

Katy Waterpark Operator Approved as New Operator of Pflugerville Waterpark

New Katy Waterpark Operator Quickly Adds Second Location KATY (Covering Katy) – Typhoon Texas, which entertained thousands in its first year at its Katy waterpark, has been approved to operate the Pflugerville waterpark previously operated by Hawaiian Falls. The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation and the City of Pflugerville approved Typhoon Texas as the new operator […]

Sewell Opens Mercedes-Benz of West Houston

HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy) -Mercedes-Benz of West Houston opened along the Houston Energy Corridor at the northwest corner of Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 6 in West Houston Dec. 6. The new Mercedes-Benz of West Houston dealership is part of Sewell’s strategic growth to serve Houston customers. Sewell operates four additional dealerships in the Houston […]