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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┬ás

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 announc

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

Student.com Bags $60M To Grow The Reach Of Its Student Digs Marketplace

Student.com, 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="http://www.xiaomi.com/">Xiaomi's</a> smartphones are currently sold only in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, but its <a target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/+HugoBarra/po

Google Exec Departs Amidst Rumors Of Tangled Love Quadrangle

We've <a target="_blank" href="http://weibo.com/u/1689618340">confirmed </a>a report today that Android VP <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/hbarra">Hugo Barra</a> is leaving Google

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

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/google_voice_use.jpg" alt="" />Why go to a press conference, when the press conference can come to you? This morning <a href="http://www.crun