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Housecleaner Handy sweeps up Mopp, unveils new features

On-demand cleaning service Mopp, based in London, has been acquired by American platform Handy as the two businesses hope to become the international on-demand home services leader.

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On the heels of the iCloud security mess, Duo Security raises $12M for its two-factor authentication service

Apple’s iCloud recent security issues occurred as the company was readying to announce the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch — ill timing, considering customers won’t buy any product that doesn’t keep our data safe. Thanks to this episode, one of the proposed Band-Aid solutions known as two-factor authentication has been getting some new attention. Now companies such as Duo Security are reaping the benefits.

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EdCast lands $6M to build out the first 'multiversities'

A “multiversity” differs from today’s practice of online teacher interaction or cloud-stored materials at traditional educational institutions because it allows students to select the curriculum, teachers, and resources they need from a variety of institutions.

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Webinar: Reducing Tax Risk for High-Growth Companies

If there’s one thing certain when it comes to tech companies and taxes, it’s that nobody likes surprises regarding risk in their business or investments. This couldn’t be truer than in high-growth companies that are embarking on a major expansion, approaching an IPO or acquisition, or evaluating some other exit strategy.

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Food delivery service Daojia raises $50M in funding led by JD.com

Online food delivery service Daojia.com announced that it has closed $50 million in Series D financing jointly led by JD.com and Macquarie. (source via Sina) This deal marked JD’s second capital injection in Daojia, which received an undisclosed amount of financing in Series C round one year earlier.