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eBay Acquires Indian American Co-founded PhiSix Fashion
The PhiSix Fashion Labs team in 2013: (l-r) co-founder and chief technical officer Jatin Chhugani, head of marketing and business development Mihir Naware, and co-founder and CEO Jonathan Su.
eBay Acquires Indian American Co-founded PhiSix Fashion
Online shopping and auction giant eBay announced February 19 that it has acquired PhiSix Fashion Labs, a San Francisco Bay Area-based computer-graphics company that has developed 3D technology to streamline clothes buying for consumers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
     
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    US Proposes H-1B Visas for Spouses of Skilled Workers
    Spouses of H-1B visa holders with technical skills may be allowed to work in the U.S. under a new initiative by the Obama administration to attract the best and brightest from across the world.
      Infosys CEO and co-founder S.D. Shibulal wants to leave the company before his planned retirement in March 2015.
      Infosys Seeks New CEO, as Shibulal Asks to Leaves Early
      Infosys, India’s second largest software exporter, has begun looking for a new chief executive officer.
        Meher Rehman
        UPenn Undergrad Harnesses Power of Micro-Finance to Empower Women
        University of Pennsylvania senior Meher Rehman is building on a mission she began while still in high school: working to empower women in developing parts of the world through micro-finance projects.
          Raaj Kapur Brar, the owner of Toronto, Canada-based Fetopolis, is finding that many of his fashion magazines have generated “likes” on Facebook that are bogus.
          Canadian Man Claims Fake Facebook ‘Likes’ Hurt Business
          Raaj Kapur Brar claims that the number of fans of his publications on Facebook are being artificially ballooned by thousands of fake likes from fake accounts.
            File photo of Indian students preparing for exams in Hyderabad on Feb. 7, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
            More Indian Students Taking US GRE Tests
            The number of Graduate Record Examinations taken by students in India increased 70% in 2013 from the year before, the Chronicle of Higher Education reported recently.
              Wi2Wi Names Prakash Hariharan Vice Chairman and Interim CEO
              Toronto, Canada-based Wi2Wi Corp. has named Prakash Hariharan vice chairman and interim CEO after the resignation of CEO Reza Ahy.
                Professor Sarandeep Huja Wins an American Dental Education Association Scholarship
                Professor Sarandeep Huja, orthodontics division chief, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, has won an American Dental Education Association scholarship to the ADEA Leadership Institute.
                  BiopharmaceuticalsNames Joseph M. Chalil to Strategic Advisory Board
                  Knoxville, Tenn.-based Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, an oncology and dermatology biopharmacuetical firm, has named Dr. Joseph M. Chalil to its strategic advisory board.
                    Dealer Authority Appoints Subi Ghosh Marketing VP
                    Dealer Authority, a Ladera Ranch, Calif.-based automotive digital marketing firm, has appointed Subi Ghosh marketing VP.
                      Intellinote Names Mohan Kompella Product Marketing VP
                      Reston, Va.-based Intellinote, a cloud workspace solution provider, has named Mohan Kompella product marketing VP.
                        Niagara Falls Hires Rahoul S. Banerjea as CFO
                        Niagara Falls, N.Y.-based JBI, Inc., a clean energy firm recycling waste plastic into liquid fuels, has hired Rahoul S. Banerjea as CFO.
                          Convertro Names Sanjog Misra, Chair of Research Committee
                          Convertro, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based firm helping ad agencies and brands optimize advertising, has named Sanjog Misra, professor of marketing at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, chair of the research committee.
                            Integrated Device Technology Appoints Sailesh Chittipeddi CTO and Global Operations VP
                            San Jose, Calif.-based Integrated Device Technology, a mixed-signal semiconductor provider, has appointed Sailesh Chittipeddi CTO and global operations VP.
                              Mukund Ramachandran Named VP Marketing at Krux
                              Mukund Ramachandran has been named VP, marketing, at San Francisco-based Krux, a cloud-based data management software provider.
                                Guest of honor Joya Dass (left) with emcee Jitin Hingorani (center) and Chetna board president Nirav Purohit.
                                Fundraiser Held for So. Asian Victims of Domestic Violence
                                More than 300 residents of Dallas packed the Hyatt Regency Hotel to raise funds for local South Asian victims of domestic violence at Chetna’s fourth annual gala, “Peace at Home.”

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