Week in Review, April 19

Week in Review

Featuring Citigroup; Tesco; Google, Diageo, and Imperial Tobacco

Charles Chao
©James Wasserman

Weibo’s US debut underwhelms

Tech stocks pullback and net crackdown hit Chinese microblog’s IPO

Cheer for Scots against split

Better Together finds funding to reach 1m undecided voters

The Awesomes

Online originals face fight for advertising

Programming is proliferating but needs to secure viewers

Slicing and dicing the Weibo IPO

What is the true value of a social media user

No tech please – we’re British

But the UK’s technology sector is more dynamic than many think

Ryanair website tumbles in Google ranking

Technical issues with redesign cause it to miss key traffic

Weibo shares make volatile US debut

Shares recover from early fall to trade higher

Lending Club valuation rises to $3.76bn

Warnings of a bubble in pre-IPO companies

Stock-based remuneration poses dangers

Risk that workers will demand higher cash component in their pay

Uber taxi service suffers Berlin setback

Advertisers lag Google’s move to mobile

Mubadala buoyed by rising equities

Twitter beats Facebook to mobile ad launch

Social media groups battle to lure advertisers

China jails Weibo ‘rumour monger’

Some analysts seeing ‘censorship discount’ hitting Sina Weibo IPO

Blur sinks on slashed revenue estimates

Shares lose 30% as larger projects require longer sales timescale

SAP earnings hurt by strong euro

First-quarter operating profit rises but misses analyst estimates

Weibo: done talking about chat

Subdued price hopefully marks the end of wild valuations

China’s Weibo raises $285m in US IPO

Co-founder Filo returns to Yahoo board

Marissa Mayer receives $25m package in 2013