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Facebook’s next product will be its long-awaited Ray-Ban smart glasses

Facebook’s booming business is dominated by digital ads, but it also has hardware ambitions beyond VR. During the company’s latest earnings call, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said its next produc

Facebook VR exec Hugo Barra is leaving

Four years after joining as Facebook’s first VP of VR, ex-Xiaomi exec Hugo Barra has left the company, he said in a social media post Tuesday. Barra led Facebook’s VR efforts during a part

Facebook AR/VR product head Hugo Barra is being replaced

Facebook’s VP of AR/VR product Hugo Barra is out after some leadership changes at the top of the Oculus organization. After initially being hired to lead the whole VR division, Barra will now be

Xiaomi Q4 sees strong growth in overseas shipment and internet services

Xiaomi, the Chinese company known for its cheap handsets and a vision to drive revenues by selling internet services, has come in ahead of analysts’ estimates in its fourth-quarter profit althou

Facebook’s plan to let companies it buys live independently is over

Mark Zuckerberg was quick to realize that Facebook, the largest social network in the world, doesn’t have a monopoly on all users nor can it bank on holding its position as top dog forever. Thus

Xiaomi’s former head of international Hugo Barra lands IPO windfall

Xiaomi’s IPO in Hong Kong may not have been the smash hit that the company was hoping for, but the listing is a major financial windfall for one former employee: Xiaomi’s ex-head of inter

Xiaomi is skipping Mobile World Congress entirely this year

Samsung isn’t the only major phone maker who won’t be announcing a new device at Mobile World Congress, the telecom industry’s largest event, next month. China’s Xiaomi will s

Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead its VR efforts, including Oculus

Hugo Barra, who previously held a positions as a key VP for Android at Google, and led Xiaomi’s international efforts in a VP role at the Chinese company, is now joining Facebook. Barra announce

Hugo Barra is leaving his position as head of international at Xiaomi after 3.5 years

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is losing its head of international and primary English-language spokesperson Hugo Barra after he announced his exit from the company.

Xiaomi To Release New Mi 5 Smartphone In China, India And “Other Global Markets”

Xiaomi is ready to do it again. The company just introduced its latest smartphone and it looks fantastic. Xiaomi is no longer a company that looks to others for inspiration. Xiaomi is no longer an ups Bags $60M To Grow The Reach Of Its Student Digs Marketplace, an accommodation marketplace founded back in 2011 (as 'Overseas Student Living' before rebranding last year) to focus specifically on the needs of international students, is announcing a

Xiaomi Expands Its Online Retail Channels In India And Inks First Offline Sales Deals

Xiaomi is broadening its horizons in India with news that its Mi devices will soon be available through two of the country's major e-commerce sites, and offline retailers for the first time.

Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra Confirms “No Plans” To Push Its App Store Outside China

Rumors that Google feels threatened by the fast-paced rise of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, which has built its own UI atop Android and in China also offers its own app store (rather than pre-loadi

Notey Raises $1.6 Million For Its Topic-Focused Blog Directory

Notey, a Hong Kong-based startup that wants to help internet users discover more original content and blogs, has closed a $1.6 million seed round to build out its service.

Liveblog: Xiaomi Explains Itself To Silicon Valley

I’m at the W Hotel in San Francisco to hear Xiaomi President Lin Bin and VP Hugo Barra give their pitch to Silicon Valley. We’ve been told we shouldn’t expect an announcement of the

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 &#8

Xiaomi, What Americans Need To Know

<a target="_blank" href="">Xiaomi's</a> smartphones are currently sold only in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, but its <a target="_blank" href="

Google Exec Departs Amidst Rumors Of Tangled Love Quadrangle

We've <a target="_blank" href="">confirmed </a>a report today that Android VP <a target="_blank" href="">Hugo Barra</a> is leaving Google

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

<img src="" alt="" />Why go to a press conference, when the press conference can come to you? This morning <a href="http://www.crun