Hugobarra

01.23.17
Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi and will return to Silicon Valley
01.23.17 in

Hugo Barra leaves Xiaomi and will return to Silicon Valley

Working at the Chinese company "has been the greatest and most challenging adventure of my life."

View
11.01.16
Xiaomi aims to be more than king of the budget smartphones
11.01.16 in

Xiaomi aims to be more than king of the budget smartphones

It did make the world's first smartphone with a 3D curved glass back, after all.

By R. Lai,   11.01.16
View
A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
10.31.16
Outside China, Xiaomi seeks another home on US networks
10.31.16 in

Outside China, Xiaomi seeks another home on US networks

It'll have to pass the tough carrier lab tests first, though.

By R. Lai,   10.31.16
View
05.06.15
Hugo Barra on why Xiaomi is against microSD cards in phones
05.06.15

Hugo Barra on why Xiaomi is against microSD cards in phones

If you were to compare iOS and Android, the latter's storage expansion option via microSD -- up to...

By R. Lai,   05.06.15
View
10.28.14
Hugo Barra discusses Xiaomi's popularity, its Apple rivalry and the future
10.28.14

Hugo Barra discusses Xiaomi's popularity, its Apple rivalry and the future

Hugo Barra, former Googler and current VP of International for Xiaomi, went on stage at the WSJD L...

By N. Lee,   10.28.14
View
08.10.14
Xiaomi issues fix amid privacy scare over its cloud messaging service
08.10.14

Xiaomi issues fix amid privacy scare over its cloud messaging service

Earlier this week, Finland's F-Secure looked into claims that Xiaomi was secretly sending data fro...

By R. Lai,   08.10.14
View
08.28.13
Android VP Hugo Barra leaves Google, joins Chinese phone maker Xiaomi (updated)
08.28.13

Android VP Hugo Barra leaves Google, joins Chinese phone maker Xiaomi (updated)

Barely a month after he was showing off Google's new Nexus 7 tablet Hugo Barra is departing to joi...

View