Hugo Barra

Former Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra to Head Up Facebook’s VR Division

Facebook has poached Xiaomi’s global vice president Hugo Barra to head up its virtual reality division, just three days after Barra revealed he was stepping down from his post. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced that his company had hired  Barra to head its virtual reality business, which included the team developing […]

Xiaomi’s Head of International Hugo Barra Quits

Hugo Barra, Xiaomi's head of international and former Android executive, has announced that he is leaving the company after 3.5 years. According to TechCrunch, Brazilian-born Barra was also the Chinese smartphone maker's primary English-language spokesperson, who says that his primary reason for leaving his position is home sickness and that he wants to move back to California....