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Um, ​Deadmau5 Is Giving Uber Rides in His McLaren

If you’re a frequent Uber user in Toronto, keep your eyes pealed for a McLaren 650S and a smiling mouse head. Deadmau5 is officially on the Uber X payroll and he started giving rides this week. The famed Canadian button-pusher wasn’t kidding when he tweeted out his plans to drive for the ride-sharing service last month.

@deadmau5 ✔

in toronto? need a lift? I’m working for @uber tonight, downtown toronto. get lucky. 10 Sep 2014

“You Can Also Meet your Soul Mate” says Tinder CEO

In this interview with recent TechCrunch, Tinder CEO, LA native, and Crossroads grad, Sean Rad says his app is not just for hookups. That you can meet a best friend, a contact, or even your soul mate! He takes on J-Swipe (a Tinder like app for Jews), a lawsuit with a former employee, and rumors of an anticipated round of funding. In this 3 part interview, valuations, raising more capital and former lawsuits with employees are discussed.

My Dad Just Got a Drone

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My Dad Just Got a Drone from Phantom. It locks onto seven satellites to hold it’s place so we can seat it at the dinner table and it keeps hovering while the Earth turns. There is an attachment camera that locks on top that syncs videos and photos with his iPhone. I figured out the…

PORTER Issue 4/August14

Tinder, Hinge, Now There’s Linkedup!

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While meeting Facebook friends of your Facebook friends through Hinge or Tinder is cool, I think we can all agree there is no vetting standard better than a good clear job history. Do you really care if someone likes music or wine if they are broke or work the night shift. Alright men, before you go getting judgmental,…

NOW OPEN:


  • The Little Door coming to Santa Monica (Sept 15)
  • SLS in Las Vegas (Aug 22)
  • Bobby London downtown (Josh Richman, Hartwell)
  • Mastro’s Ocean Club
  • Madame Siam (Houston brothers)
  • Ace Hotel (downtown)
  • 1 Oak in ol’ Key Club
  • Herringbone inside Mondrian
  • Heard: Palm Restaurant Moving to Beverly Hills
  • DBA (old Voyeur) – Nov. 14

COMING SOON:

  • TechShop coming to The Reef (downtown)
  • LORE Goup opening Yellowtail in old Mirabelle on Sunset

RECENTLY CLOSED:

  • Kate Mantalini (May 2014)
  • Hamburger Hamlet on Sunset

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Bonobos Launches on La Brea

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Bonobos is more well-known for their innovative marketing than their clothing; even Wharton agrees. Bonobos along with Warby Parker and Harrys are among the latest brands the top business school gives as examples in customer-centric markets like ours (read: not the 50s). We were not surprised to find Bonobos had choosen the hot retail stretch…