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Facebook expected to launch its first consumer hardware device called Portal, in an attempt to compete with Amazon Echo Show
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Facebook expected to launch its first consumer hardware device called Portal, in an attempt to compete with Amazon Echo Show

Facebook is expected to make a formal announcement of the Portal at the F8 Developers conference in May this year

Facebook-owned Oculus announces hardware partnership with Xiaomi and Qualcomm at CES 2018
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Facebook-owned Oculus announces hardware partnership with Xiaomi and Qualcomm at CES 2018

Facebook VR VP, Hugo Barra who comes from Xiaomi, revealed that the Oculus Go will be manufactured by Xiaomi.

Xiaomi is looking to accelerate its global push into Europe and US with sales starting in Spain from 8 November
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Xiaomi is looking to accelerate its global push into Europe and US with sales starting in Spain from 8 November

Xiaomi will initially sell its flagship Mi A1 smartphone, priced at 229 euros ($265.85) in Spain from 8 November.

Xiaomi MD hints at plans for bringing in-house internet services to India, replicating its Chinese business model
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Xiaomi MD hints at plans for bringing in-house internet services to India, replicating its Chinese business model

It took Xiaomi over 7 years to establish itself as an internet company in China. The company has only been here three years.

Xiaomi is struggling because it didn't invest enough in its offline channels: Report
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Xiaomi is struggling because it didn't invest enough in its offline channels: Report

The key reason for this decline is Xiaomi's rivals racing ahead with key features, better innovations, bigger marketing budgets and wider online and offline distribution channels.

Manu Kumar Jain appointed as vice president at Xiaomi
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Manu Kumar Jain appointed as vice president at Xiaomi

The news about Manu Kumar Jain's promotion comes shortly after Global VP Hugo Barra announced that he would be leaving Xiaomi to join Facebook.

MWC 2017: Xiaomi will not attend the event this year, says it doesn't have new phones to debut
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MWC 2017: Xiaomi will not attend the event this year, says it doesn't have new phones to debut

Xiaomi has announced that it is skipping the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event entirely this year.

Former Xiaomi Global executive Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead virtual reality business
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Former Xiaomi Global executive Hugo Barra joins Facebook to lead virtual reality business

Facebook Inc has hired Hugo Barra, the most prominent global executive at Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc, to lead its virtual reality business including the Oculus unit, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said.

Hugo Barra to join Facebook as VP of virtual reality for Oculus
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Hugo Barra to join Facebook as VP of virtual reality for Oculus

Barra will lead the Oculus team at Facebook and will work to improve and innovate the virtual reality efforts.

Xiaomi's Global VP Hugo Barra resigns citing health reasons, to return to Silicon Valley
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Xiaomi's Global VP Hugo Barra resigns citing health reasons, to return to Silicon Valley

Hugo Barra put out a lengthy post via his official Facebook account, stating the reasons for his departure from Xiaomi that has now grown into a super brand at a global level.

CES 2017: Xiaomi announces 4.9-mm thin Mi TV 4; a Modular TV that doesn't break your bank
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CES 2017: Xiaomi announces 4.9-mm thin Mi TV 4; a Modular TV that doesn't break your bank

Xiaomi Mi TV 4 was probably the most exciting product that the company launched after announcing Mi MIX White because of the modular aspect of the television and the insane 4.9 mm thin form factor at its thinnest point.

CES 2017: Xiaomi announces Mi MIX White with (almost) no bezels, to launch later this year in China
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CES 2017: Xiaomi announces Mi MIX White with (almost) no bezels, to launch later this year in China

Xiaomi Mi MIX sports a 6.4-inch display with an edge to edge design, meaning there are no bezels at the top and sides.

Xiaomi says shrinking smartphone sales won't hit the company
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Xiaomi says shrinking smartphone sales won't hit the company

Sharp drops in smartphone sales for China's Xiaomi Inc will not have a major impact on the company as profit growth will be driven by sales from smart home devices

Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 to launch soon, details leaked
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Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 to launch soon, details leaked

Xiaomi is gearing to launch Xiaomi Mi Air Purifier 2 in India according to a recent leak of the YouTube live stream page.

Police called in at Xiaomi Mi Max launch event after fans create chaos
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Police called in at Xiaomi Mi Max launch event after fans create chaos

An emerging trend of mobile firms calling hordes of 'fans' to their press conferences Thursday saw the crowd turning unruly at an event of Chinese handset maker Xiaomi and police had to intervene in the matter.

Xiaomi announces a Mi Community forum and Mi Pop events dedicated to Indian fans
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Xiaomi announces a Mi Community forum and Mi Pop events dedicated to Indian fans

Prior to the launch of the Xiaomi Mi Max on 30 June, Xiaomi has just announced the launch of a dedicated Mi Community forum just for Indian fans.

Xiaomi India sells 6 lakh Redmi Note 3 units in India in 60 days
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Xiaomi India sells 6 lakh Redmi Note 3 units in India in 60 days

Redmi Note was launched by Xiaomi on 3rd March 2016 in India. Since then Xiaomi Mi India has achieved a feat of selling 6 lakh Redmi Note 3 units in India in a period of 60 days. Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi Global announced the same through a Facebook post on about the achievement.

Xiaomi makes its first investment in Indian company Hungama
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Xiaomi makes its first investment in Indian company Hungama

Xiaomi announced that it has led a US$25 million investment into digital media entertainment company Hungama.

Xiaomi has no plans to raise new funds for now, says VP Hugo Barra
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Xiaomi has no plans to raise new funds for now, says VP Hugo Barra

China's most valuable start-up Xiaomi Inc is financially self-sufficient and has no plans to raise new funds for now, its global vice-president said on Monday, even as it is undertaking a planned expansion in India.

China’s Xiaomi says it has no plans for IPO
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China’s Xiaomi says it has no plans for IPO

China's most valuable start-up Xiaomi is financially self-sufficient and has no plans to raise funds, its global vice-president said on Monday. Xiaomi, the world's fifth-largest smartphone vendor, also has no plans for an initial public offering, Hugo Barra told Reuters in an interview.