Posts Tagged ‘Hugo Barra’

Xiaomi Moves Overseas Mobile Phone Data Away From Chinese Servers

Hugo Barra, global vice president of Xiaomi, recently issued a statement that claims Xiaomi is moving its international user data from servers in Beijing to U.S. and Singapore. This is reportedly a response to previous incidents which exposed that Xiaomi smartphones automatically returned global user data to Beijing servers. Chinese telecommunications regulations require Chinese companies […]


Xiaomi’s Latest Google Android Hire Faces Uncertain Mobile Future

Hugo Barra, the vice president for Android product management at Google, has taken a new job at China-based smartphone maker Xiaomi. Foreign media have reported extensively over the past day that Barra’s departure from Google is a dark omen for the search engine, but a boon for the Chinese startup Xiaomi, which values itself at […]