Municipal-run services taps big data for matchmaking

National May 29, 2017

Municipal-run services taps big data for matchmaking

One day in May, a woman in her 40s was browsing a tablet computer at a municipality-funded matchmaking center, searching for a prospective husband. She was surprised; the computer suggested candidates she wouldn't have otherwise considered. "It recommends people who were under my radar," she ...

Matchmaking event for trainspotters held near Tokyo

National Sep 13, 2014

Matchmaking event for trainspotters held near Tokyo

About 1,000 railway fans took part in Tetsukon, a matchmaking event especially for them, on Saturday near Tokyo, with about 100 men and women coupling. Saitama Railway Corp. and Tokyo Metro Co. jointly hosted the event in the city of Saitama to offer their unmarried ...