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  • Xiaomi Is Moving International Users’ Data Out Of China Ahead Of Further Global Expansions

    Xiaomi Is Moving International Users’ Data Out Of China Ahead Of Further Global Expansions

    The past year has been an eventful one for Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi. The company’s devices are now sold in seven countries in Asia, that’s a big step up from Xiaomi’s inception — when it retailed in China only — and, with big plans to be global, the company is finally migrating international user data to servers outside of China, as International VP Hugo… Read More

  • Xiaomi, What Americans Need To Know

    Xiaomi, What Americans Need To Know

    Xiaomi’s smartphones are currently sold only in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, but its hire of Hugo Barra as Vice President of Xiaomi Global is a clear signal that the three-year-old company plans to break into international markets soon. Read More

  • Google Exec Departs Amidst Rumors Of Tangled Love Quadrangle

    Google Exec Departs Amidst Rumors Of Tangled Love Quadrangle

    We’ve confirmed a report today that Android VP Hugo Barra is leaving Google for “Apple of China” Xiaomi. The report was timed to coincide with another story about the dissolution of Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s marriage to 23andMe co-founder Anne Wojcicki. And revealed that a person whom Hugo Barra had been in a previous relationship with was now dating Brin. Read More

  • What's Next For Google Voice Actions? A Discussion With Google's Mobile Team (TCTV)

    What's Next For Google Voice Actions? A Discussion With Google's Mobile Team (TCTV)

    Why go to a press conference, when the press conference can come to you? This morning Google held a press event in San Francisco to unveil a few new Android features including Google Voice Actions. Currently comprised of 13 “actions,” the sleek app allows user to verbally command their phones to perform a wide array of tasks such as to call a friend, find directions, dictate and… Read More