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Facebook appoints Xiaomi’s ex-Global VP Hugo Barra to lead its Oculus and VR business

Facebook has appointed Xiaomi’s Global VP Hugo Barra to lead the VR business. Hugo Barra will lead Facebook virtual reality initiatives including the Oculus VR headset section. “I’m excited that Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team. Hugo’s in China right now, so here we are together in VR. It seems fitting,” ...

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Xiaomi’s Global VP Hugo Barra confirms his exit from the company, will return to Silicon Valley

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Xiaomi’s Global Vice President Hugo Barra has confirmed his exit the company. Hugo Barra will leave the company in February and he’ll return to his previous workplace Silicon Valley. He has confirmed his retirement from the company via long Facebook post.  He wrote- “But what I’ve realized is that the last few years of living in such a singular environment ...

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Xiaomi teases two posters ahead of CES 2017 launch

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Xiaomi has teases two posters ahead of their global product launch event at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017. Xiaomi has already announced Yi Erida Drone and Yi 4K+ action camera to be unveiled at the event. New Xiaomi teasers hint they are going to unveil more new product besides these two. Xiaomi’s Global VP Hugo Barra posted teases an image ...

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Confirmed: Xiaomi to launch a global product at CES 2017

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Xiaomi has confirmed that it will host an event at the next Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 5-8, 2017. The company says it will launch an ‘innovative’ product for the global market. It’ll be companies first appearance at CES which is considered to be expansion plans for the global market. “At its CES debut, leading technology company ...

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Xiaomi sold 1 million Redmi 4As on Singles’ Day

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Xiaomi has shared an impressive number of sales during China’s Singles’ Day on November 11 with 1 million units sold. “Xiaomi’s China Singles’ Day 2016 stats: RMB 1.295 billion total sales; 1 million Redmi 4A sold (# 1 selling smartphone).”, Xiaomi Global Vice President Hugo Barra twitted. Apart from Redmi 4A, the company claimed they sold around CNY 1.2 billion (roughly Rs. ...

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Hugo Barra runs over a Redmi Note 3 with a car to show how durable the glass is (video)

Xiaomi has released a video of Hugo Barra, VP of International, and Jai Mani, Lead Product Manager, testing the durability of the glass on the Redmi Note 3. The video starts off fairly scientific, with an explanation of the Vickers Hardness Test and testing the glass using a dart, scissors, and keys. However, things get crazy when Barra runs over a ...

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