Money Meter App Level Launches With $5M From Kleiner Perkins

Can you afford to eat out tonight? There’s an app for that.

Leaking iPhone Research to Big Clients Costs Citigroup $30 Million

Fifteen times as large as Citigroup’s last fine for improperly disclosing research.

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Gilt Grabs Citi’s Tracey Weber for COO Spot

Online retailer Gilt has hired Tracey Weber as chief operating officer from Citibank, where she ran the company’s online and mobile banking services. Weber will report to new CEO Michelle Peluso, who joined Gilt after working at Citibank parent Citigroup.

Coming to Wall Street This Month: Quantum Dawn 2 — Cyberwar!

A sequel to 2011’s popular exercise, in which banks and federal agencies will attempt to deal with a simulated cyber attack. Probably no car chases, though.

Omar Khan on Security, China and the State of the Mobile Industry (Video)

The former Samsung and Motorola executive spoke at D: Dive Into Mobile about the broader mobile landscape and about his new gig as co-head of security firm NQ Mobile.


Alibaba Obtains $8 Billion Loan

Alibaba closed the loan deal on April 30 with nine banks.

Eight Percent of Amazon’s Sales Are Coming From Mobile

That’s really not all that great.

Gilt Groupe’s Hunt for a CEO Ends With Board Member Michelle Peluso

Citigroup executive and former Travelocity CEO Michelle Peluso is taking over for Kevin Ryan at Gilt Groupe.


In Defense of Mark Mahaney

Mark Mahaney, not surprisingly, has a number of defenders both inside and outside Citi.