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WALTHAM, MA—The Worth magazine has named three people of the Indian origin in its list of The 100 Most Powerful People in Finance. They are: Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman, State Bank of India; Anshu Jain, Co-CEO, Deutsche Bank; and Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
"Bhattacharya is the first woman to be chair of the State Bank of India, the nation's largest lender with $380 billion in Assets," Worth said. "She is the driving force behind major reforms in Indian agriculture, industry and finance, as well as a two-year employee sabbatical policy for women with child or elder care responsibilities."

WASHINGTON, DC—US President Barack Obama took a controversial but a bold step on immigration last night when he addressed the nation. Immigration being a big issue in the Asian and South Asian community, INDIA New England News here produces excerpts from his speech:"For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations 
BOSTON--- Wayfair Inc. , one of the world's largest online destinations for home furnishings and décor, reported financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. "We are very pleased with the third quarter results and Wayfair's growth trajectory," said Niraj Shah, Wayfair CEO, Co-Chairman and Co-Founder. 
DEDHAM, MA--RAGE Frameworks (RAGE), a pioneer in rapid Business Transformation technology and Big Data Analytics and founded by Venkat Srinivasan, released a report featuring research from Gartner titled "Enabling the Responsive Enterprise, Is Business Technology Ready?" 
NEW YORK--Ozone Media, a global advertising technology provider, announced it has appointed Raj Beri as chief operating officer (COO). In his new role, Beri will oversee the company's engineering, product development and day-to-day operations. As part of the Ozone Media executive leadership team, Beri's mission will be to scale the company's operations to manage the huge growth it is seeing. 

BEDFORD, MA— With over 100 patents and four major companies under his belt, Amar Sawhney talks about his entrepreneurial journey in an exclusive video interview with INDIA New England News. He is the founder, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ocular Therapeutix, a Bedford, MA-based biopharmaceutical company that went public in July.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.---Couchbase Inc., provider of the NoSQL database, announced the appointment of Shekhar Iyer to a newly created executive position to lead global sales and field operations. Shekhar will be the Senior Vice President of Global Field Operations, responsible for leading the worldwide sales and services organizations. 
BOSTON—Harvard Business School's new digital learning initiative, HBX, held a closing ceremony on Nov. 2, on the School's campus in Boston to formally mark the completion of its first offering, HBX CORe. CORe is an interactive online program specially designed by HBS faculty members and was first offered this summer to undergraduates and recent graduates interested in learning the fundamentals of business through a suite of three courses in Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting. 
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global leader in payments, announced that it has selected Bangalore as the site for its Technology Center of Excellence in India to be opened in early 2015 and fully staffed by early 2017. 

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CHICAGO---Protection 1, the largest full-service business and home security company in the U.S., announced that it has hired Simi Gupta, CPA, MBA as its new Chief Accounting Officer for Brite Energy, Powered by Protection 1. Brite Energy is Protection 1's recently formed entity that will bring added services to its customers in the form of solar energy.

Accenture is developing a mobile government system for the Arunachal Pradesh Department of Information Technology, the system is designed to enhance citizen access to more than 21 government services across 12 categories in eight state departments using mobile platforms and an online portal.

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Ineda Systems, a developer of low-power SoCs (system on a chip) for use in the fast-growing wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) market segment, announced additional funding from Cisco Investments to bring the round of Series B funding to a total of $19M.

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