Hugo Barra on how he ended up at Xiaomi

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“It was a distinctively important moment for me,” Barra remembered. “Matias’s opinion really mattered a lot, and it was a big signal they were doing something right, and a pretty significant vote of confidence.” – AllThingsD

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Android VP Hugo Barra jumps ship for Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi

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Google’s VP of Project Management, Hugo Barra, is reportedly leaving the company for Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi.  This type of news isn’t normally expected, especially after having a successful Nexus 7 launch and the unforgettable Chromecast which is still in high ...

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Xiaomi makes MIUI ROM and Applications Open Source

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Xiaomi is a Chinese tech company most notably known for its MIUI version of Android. MIUI is based on Android v2.3.7 and CyanogenMod v7 sources. With its iOS look and feel, MIUI gives Android users yet another form of customization. 

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