Top Android executive Hugo Barra has confirmed that he has left Google to work at Xiaomi, an emerging Chinese Android smartphone vendor. The news was first reported by AllThingsD and later confirmed by both Google and Barra himself. “We wish Hugo Barra the best,” Google said in a statement. “We’ll miss him at Google and we’re excited that he is staying within the Android ecosystem.” Barra had been with Google for more than five years and had worked on the Android team for about three as ‎vice president of Android product management. He joins Xiaomi as Vice President and says he will “help them expand their incredible product portfolio and business globally.”*But the plot thickens. According to AllThingsD’s sources, Barra{br}{br}View the Entire Article{br}