The Tata name carries significant weight in India, and having the business leader on Xiaomi's side could help the Chinese company gain more traction in the country.
The service is rolling out to customers in India's Hyderabad, and will allow them to make payments with cash, rather than a card.
The ride-sharing service faces a new round of allegations, and now has been blacklisted by the Delhi government, which says Uber was misleading customers.
Global Vice President Hugo Barra had an idea in mind when he joined the Chinese phone giant two years ago. The result is the Mi 4i, a cheap flagship phone for India.
The first smartphone from Xiaomi that's meant for customers beyond China, the 4i is cheap for its midrange hardware. It'll sell like hot cakes.
The car-hailing service says a US-based company cannot be sued in a "dispute involving an alleged wrong committed by one Indian citizen against another Indian citizen, in India."
The second generation of the Finnish alternative to Android will appear in phones and tablets this spring, including Intel devices.
The taxi-hailing app introduces two passenger-safety features to address the challenges it faces in the country.
The panic button comes a couple of months after a woman was allegedly raped in India while using the car-hailing service.
The Korean giant is struggling to maintain its dominance in growth markets like India, where it slipped to number two, according to market research firm Canalys.