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Jaguar far from becoming China’s next top model

March 22, 2012

The luxury carmaker owned by India’s Tata will join Mercedes and BMW in producing in China. It’s smart to get a local badge, since things are likely to get tougher for foreign auto firms. But the regulatory road is long, and low-end carmaker Chery is a curious choice of partner.

Twitter’s sky-high R&D hits the right spot

October 4, 2013

At 44 pct of revenue, the microblogging site is spending far more than Facebook. But with a lower number of users than its rival, Twitter needs to grow to make new investors happy. Hiring engineers at a fast clip to build new features and services is the best way to deliver that.