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Xiaomi India head Manu Jain has Barra boots to fill as global VP

Saturday, February 18, 2017 | More »

Xiaomi Inc. has elevated India head Manu Kumar Jain as global vice president at a time when the Chinese handset maker is in the middle of a purple patch in the country, emerging as the second-largest smartphone seller. “Manu, congratulations from the entire Xiaomi family on your promotion to vice ...


Xiaomi’s Barra joins Facebook to head virtual reality

Hugo Barra, who recently quit smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. as its global vice president, has joined social networking giant Facebook Inc. as its head of virtual reality. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post that virtual and augmented reality will be the next major computing platform. “Hugo ...

27 January, 2017 | More »


Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra quits to return to Silicon Valley

Hugo Barra, vice president at smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. and one of its most celebrated executives, has left the company for a new project based in Silicon Valley. In a Facebook post, Barra said he was “taking some much-needed time off before embarking on a new adventure in Silicon Valley.&#...

23 January, 2017 | More »

Hugo Barra

Xiaomi may bring crowdfunding platform to India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. may soon bring its crowdfunding platform to India, according to a report. The move, if it happens, will help consumer electronics startups in the country to sell their products through this platform, according to the Press Trust of India. Xiaomi vice president Hu...

22 September, 2016 | More »


Xiaomi to set up e-commerce business

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is developing a full-fledged e-commerce business model for its phones and other devices, a top company executive said on Friday. Xiaomi Indian head Manu Kumar Jain said the mobile phone maker is actively considering investing in a few startup technology companies to d...

10 July, 2015 | More »

Jun Lei

India is becoming our largest overseas market, says Xiaomi CEO Jun Lei

Jun Lei, co-founder and CEO China’s smartphone maker Xiaomi, has said that India is becoming its largest overseas market and the firm has the opportunity to become the number one brand in the world, Bloomberg reported. He made the remark at World Internet Conference in China. Xiaomi is one of the ...

20 November, 2014 | More »

Jai Mani

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi appoints ex-Googler Jai Mani as lead product manager in India

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has appointed Jai Mani as lead product manager in India. Mani has relocated from San Francisco (US) to the company’s office in Bangalore. Hugo Barra, VP, Xiaomi Global, confirmed the news on social networking site Facebook. “One of the coolest things I coul...

13 October, 2014 | More »


Xiaomi’s VC arm to invest $25M in health information devices maker Andon

Xiaomi Ventures, the venture capital arm of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc., will invest $25 million in Andon Health Company Ltd, which designs and manufactures health information devices globally. Andon, based out of Tianjin in China, will set up a new entity called iHealth Inc in the US, and ...

24 September, 2014 | More »