Posts Tagged: subway


Zhantai dating app

Zhantai is a bizarre Chinese dating app that wants to hook you up with fellow subway commuters

The subway is a terrible place to meet people. In fact, any enclosed space makes for an uncomfortable venue to approach someone you fancy an...

  • December 4, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Subway Alarm Clock: The Must-Have App for Beijing’s Sleepy Commuters

In immense cities that never sleep, flinching from inadvertent brushes with the stern ghosts of fellow commuters, a seat; a moment of sleep....

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Now Some Beijingers Can Swipe Phones to Board Subways, Buses, Etc.

For some Beijingers, the blue yikatong public transit cards — which you can use to get on subways, public buses, and even pay the occa...

  • November 4, 2011
  • at 11:13 am
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Subway Crashes in Shanghai, Weibo Explodes

This afternoon, a subway train on Shanghai’s line ten collided with the train in front of it. The situation is far from clear at the m...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 6:43 pm
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Singapore's top 30 business brands on Facebook

The top five: Garena, ViKi, DISTEXPRESS, MTV Asia, and Cold Rock Ice Creamery. Last updated: Nov 5

  • July 14, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Beijing Subway Lines Get China Telecom 3G Service

Beijing’s subway is one of the cheapest in the world, allowing users to ride from anywhere to anywhere for just 2 RMB ($0.31). And giv...

  • July 19, 2012
  • at 11:16 am
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Beijing Subway Launches Weibo Account

I wonder what kind of identification a subway system has to present to Sina in order to pass real-name registration. Whatever is needed, Bei...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Casco to Blame for Shanghai Subway’s Signaling System…and a Lot More

Yesterday’s subway accident in Shanghai appears not to have cost any passengers their lives, although it injured at least 270 people....

  • September 28, 2011
  • at 1:48 pm
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Check-In, Check-Out, Ker-Ching! Jiepang Teams With YiHaoDian’s Subway Stores

Chinese location-based service Jiepang has teamed up with B2C e-commerce site YiHaoDian to promote the latter’s subway-based virtual super...

  • September 23, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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How Korea’s Homeplus Brought a Smartphone Supermarket to the Subway

Many of you are probably going to do some grocery shopping over the weekend. But for many working professionals with limited time, roaming a...

  • June 25, 2011
  • at 2:11 pm
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