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(News released in Chinese)

July 11, 2016

2016年世界移动大会—上海于7月1日在新国际博览中心完美闭馆。为期三天的展览和会议活动吸引了业内规模最大、最具影响力的移动运营商、设备制造商、设备供应商、软件公司和互联网公司的高管以及精通科技的消费者,来自104个国家和地区超过53,000名参会者。GSM 协会是世界移动通信界的三大国际组织之一,代表了全球移动运营商的共同关注和权益。

世界移动大会横跨上海新国际博览中心(SNIEC )的四个展馆,有近550家参展商参加,包括了17个国家和地区展区以及石墨烯展区。本届大会充分展现了其国际影响力,其中有64%为海外参展商。会议项目吸引了超过4,100名与会者,其中57%以上为企业高管,包括300多位首席执行官。近840位来自全球的媒体和行业分析师报道了大会期间发布的多条行业新闻。

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世界移动大会-上海的互联生活展区,参会者重点展示了移动互联的产品和服务给人们日常生活带来的积极影响,包括工业应用、家居、汽车、软件等。继巴塞罗那的世界移动大会取得成功的基础上,4YFN 创新系列活动借助世界移动大会-上海首次现身亚洲。超过100家初创公司、60位投资人和60多名演讲嘉宾参与了4YFN 创新系列活动。

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(行业顶尖论坛热烈举办中)

在4YFN 创新展区有很多来自国内外的新星企业受到了大会的关注,除了ELMUDA、FASHORY、KHARABEESH、NAINUMAMA受到关注以外,而其中负责任的营销神器觅友购APP(www. Shopnfriends.com)亮相于MWC大会,赢得了主办方和群众的关注。

 

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(觅友购的展位迎来广大群众的关注)

觅友购是一个有效的负责任营销神器,通过绑定资金的社交SNS账号 例如Facebook、Twitter、新浪微博、微信 、line等账号,发送赏金信息或者好文章进行一键分享到这些SNS 平台,并且可以对数据进行追踪。在智能化大数据分析的助力下,有效的将广告通过多个媒体渠道传播给有需求的用户。

分享也可以挣钱,大大增加了大众的参与感,觅友购通过智能化的分辨,让每一个人快捷的接收到专属于自己的广告信息。最终达到人人都可以“玩”“赚”广告。

世界移动大会—上海,希望来年还会有更多的创新型企业和产品,将为更多的领域带去全新的生活方式。同时希望觅友购可以有更好的发展,增加更多的功能,受到更多人的青睐。

(News released in Chinese)

Jun 27, 2016

社交平台是个大领域,每个时代都会出现一个巨牛的公司,过去十多年里已经出现了腾讯、Facebook、Snapchat和Whatsapp等一批百亿千亿美元市值的公司。但是最近这三年里,我们能看到越来越多的社交公司开始往细分市场做,社交的丰富度提高了,但是慢慢的大家也开始疲了。一千条金鱼游过,也不如一匹蓝鲸给人的冲击。

移动社交平台,它不完全等同于Facebook一类的熟人网络,也不简单等同于微博这样的社交媒体,它是由于在社交关系上的差异所形成的一种特有的平台。

密语即时通讯APP自从推出市场就一直坚持以高端用户为其目标群体,放弃了在大众用户的市场中与微信等其他IM引擎较一日之长短,并在蓝海领域取得了很好的成绩。

(密语的展位迎来广大群众的关注)

本届中国国际移动生活APP展会,Logicquest Technology Limited以亚洲人的商务社交平台为主题参加了此届展会并重磅推出密语新功能视频头像、动态、探索版块受到了大会和群众的关注,荣获“2016年最具创新社交APP金奖”。

密语视频头像打破了传统头像模式,录制专属您的视频头像彰显出独特的气质。这个功能改善了单一的头像,可以给好友增加深刻的印象,也可以录制祝福作为头像。

动态让好友了解您近期的状况。实时获取圈内资讯信息,了解好友近况。并且可以分享您各方面的经验,帮助好友指引方向。

探索版块可以查询多方面的资讯并进行数据分享,解决工作上的问题找到有能力的相关者,增加生活乐趣。

另外密语商务功能,让高端商务人士能够在密语安全通信的基础层面上进行更有效的商务和工作对接。商务人士通过简单的发起事件建立自己的日常行程安排,并在事件中心以时间线的形式清楚的展现,用户只需通过上下滑动,即可以清楚的看到已经发生过的事件和即将发生的事件。发起事件时,商务人士还可以选择不同时区来决定提醒时间,这样对于跨国的合作者,就可以完全不用考虑因时区不同而会对会议产生影响。

秘讯媒体的(密语APP国际运营商)市场部相关人员透露在未来的几个月,密语将升级探索版块,能够主动探索到信息并智能推荐资讯,及完善经验分享功能等等。

整体而言,开发者与广大市场均对密语抱有强烈的期望。而密语也在不断创新开发新功能,密语将引领APP创新潮。

而今,在互联网的大背景下,任何人,只要拥有好的创意,就能够插上腾飞的翅膀,打破固有的藩篱,实现全新的突破;而相比之下,传统的生产要素已然不再那么重要,只要能够获得市场认可,就可以得到所需的资源,从而开拓出一片属于自己的天地。

(News released in Chinese)

Jun 23, 2016

2016年台北国际计算机展(COMPUTEX TAIPEI)于6月4日完美闭馆,汇集全球科技大厂如ABB、Acer、ASUS、Audi、BenQ、Cooler Master、MSI、SAMSUNG、SIEMENS与Mercedes-Benz等在物联网科技应用、商业解决方案、创新与新创以及电竞四大主轴争奇斗艳。本次COMPUTEX五天精彩展会一共吸引来自全球177国40,969位资通讯产业专业人士参观,其中买主来源国较去年成长9%,买主数成长4.7%,前5大买主来源为中国大陆、日本、美国、香港及南韩,展现COMPUTEX在全球科技产业的影响力与重要性,呼应本次展会主题建构全球科技生态系之实力。

另外今年首度成立的InnoVEX创新与新创展区也替COMPUTEX带来全新的气象,充满科技与未来感的灯光、双舞台的精彩演讲、竞赛活动以及全球217个新创团队、25个世界级金奖团队的创意与活力在短短三天展期就吸引10,975人次参观,全方位凸显COMPUTEX今年力求突破的决心。

全球新创团队亮相COMPUTEX推动科技创新

Computex是亚洲第一大、全球第二大的资通讯(ICT)专业展。Computex Taipei作为发布最新产品以及技术应用的绝佳舞台,业界也将该展视为ICT产业景气向风球。由于地理位置的优势,Computex Taipei也成为亚洲业者首要的采购平台,并且是亚洲以外国家ICT业者进入亚洲最重要的门户。

都说2016年是VR元年,各方设备都似乎在为VR设备开路。手机就搞个配套式VR头盔,现在电脑主机的形状和配置也要特意为VR头显而开发,就连显卡也不放过。无可否认,VR设备营造的虚拟现实环境的确能给体验者带来颠覆性的体验,这或将直接成为引导下一次硬件革命的重要桥梁。就目前的VR市场状况来说,普遍游戏应用的质量仍停留在孵化阶段。

微星背包式VR主机

尽管背包式的主机并不是第一次出现,但背着主机玩VR游戏,这画面也太美了。微星的这款背包式VR主机看起来真一点都不像背包,它更像是科幻片里面的那种背部发射器。更炫酷的是,主机的两侧还带有亮瞎眼的LED彩灯,科技感十足。

全球新创团队亮相COMPUTEX推动科技创新

(现场体验)

在过去的三十多年中,PC市场经历了起步、加速、飞跃、顶点、下滑这几个阶段,致使如今的PC市场已经成为了一个非常成熟的市场。无论是产品还是服务均已达到了一个瓶颈,很难像从前一样实现质的飞跃。不过很难并不代表着不能,PC行业都在尝试开发新的市场。

Pc创新—觅友购

觅友购(www.shopnfriends.com)可以绑定十大主流社交媒体平台QQ、微博、微信、密语(Metalk)、Facebook、Viber、Twitter、KaKaoTalk、LINE、ChatOn任意选择,覆盖全球。广告主把广告费转变为赏金的模式,通过觅友购独特的编辑信息功能,一键转发到这十大社交平台,让好友的好友都变成传播的载体,在阅读好文章、分享好产品的同时,获得相应的赏金,真正达到“看广告赚钱”的目的,让商家体会到“钱花在刀刃上”的快感。

全球新创团队亮相COMPUTEX推动科技创新

(觅友购的展位迎来广大群众的关注)

随着WiFi设备的越发增多,肯定遇到在一些人员密集的公共场合,即使顺利连上WiFi,也不能联网的尴尬。因为数量巨大的WiFi设备,他们基本工作在2.4G和5G的频段,互相会有干扰产生,所以我们常常会出现搜索热点困难,连接困难和联网困难。

无线技术—高通

高通正式发布了全新系列的三频802.11ac平台。全新的三频解决方案利用的是两个5GHz频段和一个2.4GHz的频段,通过路由器使用更广阔的无线频谱和提高容量,可在网络配置中改善各个设备的连接性能。例如在使用多种Wi-Fi技术组合的家庭中,路由器可为较老只支持2.4GHz频段的老设备指定一个频段,同时令能够支持较新的终端使用更稳定,这样能减少相互之间的干扰,缓解网络拥挤。

全球新创团队亮相COMPUTEX推动科技创新

COMPUTEX推动科技创新 InnoVEX展现突破创造力,总统蔡英文在台北国际计算机展提出以需求带动创新,以创新驱动升级的施政理念,COMPUTEX所打造的全球科技生态系,正是引领这一波创新浪潮,带动台湾产业升级的推手。

(News released in Chinese)

May 23, 2016

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这是一个“互联网+”的时代,互联网的广泛应用给传统行业注入了新的活力;这是一个万众创新的时代,人民的创造力将会为国家的未来书写新的辉煌。

互联网的发展,是历史发展的大势所趋,是社会进步的潮流所向,更是未来中国的机遇所在。接入互联网20年,中国网民超过6亿,世界互联网十强企业中,中国占据了四席,一个世界网络强国已经逐渐展现出其雏形。十多年来,互联网产业就是中国经济的传奇,其增速超国家GDP增速5倍,互联网经济占GDP的比重也超过很多发达国家,在新时期,互联网依旧将为中国的整体经济发展注入源源不断的强大动力。

随着社会的发展和进步,中国第一次出现了一批理性的,愿意为高性能产品和精神服务买单的中产阶级,服务模式也开始从屌丝经济到中产消费转变。在一个特定的族群和消费族群中打穿做透,为他们提供服务,这是中国现在消费社群最大的变化。也是现在中国新的消费模式。

对于创新型的产品,很难做到大而全,最好的突破方法就是做细分领域,走差异化的产品路线。2014年密语APP亮相不走寻常路,突破IM引擎蓝海领域。

密语即时通信界的黑马,一个在短短数月就证实其盈利模式的IM引擎,也备受资本界的瞩目。密语为免费的大众用户提供了基础层面的信息保密,更是为VIP用户推出了双重手势密码功能。密语着重打造一系列的商务功能,让高端商务人士能够在密语安全通信的基础层面上进行更有效的商务和工作对接。

如今OA是将现代化办公和计算机网络功能结合起来的一种新型的办公方式,方便了经常出差人员与公司的沟通,加强了公司管理。

钉钉支持电话会议随时随地的高效沟通,让团队内部沟通变得简单便捷。DING功能无论接收手机有无安装钉钉APP,是否开启网络流量,均可收到DING消息,实现无障碍的信息必达。

从2015年开始,整个PC业开始刮起了一股“创新”之风。2016年觅友购进入大众视线打通十大社交平台。

觅友购的横空出世,满足了商家“广而告之”和用户“愿意观看”“主动分享”的平衡点。觅友购打通了QQ、微博、微信、Facebook、Metalk、Twitter、Viber、Line、KakaoTalk、Chaton这全球十大社交平台,广告主把广告费转变为赏金的模式,通过觅友购独特的编辑信息功能,一键转发到这十大社交平台,让好友的好友都变成传播的载体,在阅读好文章、分享好产品的同时,获得相应的赏金,真正达到“看广告赚钱”的目的,让商家体会到“钱花在刀刃上”的快感。

微博作为一种分享和交流平台,其更注重时效性和随意性。微博客更能表达出每时每刻的思想和最新动态,而博客则更偏重于梳理自己在一段时间内的所见、所闻、所感。

自大V离场之后,微博确实面临较为严重的注意力问题。须知此前微博一直在享受大V带来的舆论场红利,彼时的新浪微博已成为热点新闻事件的主要发源地。

大众能看到的H5效果拜“微信”所赐,几乎每天都有H5页面的推广以及H5小游戏在微信上传播。H5的兴起与微信有绝对的关系,一是因为微信的用户基数大,二是微信允许H5活动页及游戏面在微信之间传播,“声色俱佳”的形式赢得人们的喜爱。

易企秀是一款针对移动互联网营销的手机网页DIY制作工具,用户通过易企秀,无需掌握复杂的编程技术,就能简单、轻松制作基于HTML5的精美手机幻灯片页面。同时,易企秀与主流社会化媒体打通,让用户通过自身的社会化媒体账号就能进行传播,展示业务,收集潜在客户。

随着云计算、移动互联网和物联网等新一代信息技术的创新和应用普及,海量数据正在生成,2015年,中国大数据市场规模达到115.9亿元人民币,增速达38%,预计2016至2018年中国大数据市场规模将维持40%左右的高速增长。大数据正从概念向实际应用转移,越来越多的成功案例相继在不同领域涌现。

大数据技术的战略意义不在于掌握庞大的数据信息,而在于对这些含有意义的数据进行专业化处理。换而言之,如果把大数据比作一种产业,那么这种产业实现盈利的关键,在于提高对数据的“加工能力”,通过“加工”实现数据的“增值”。 随着云时代的来临,大数据也吸引了越来越多的关注。

互联网推动创新,企业拥有机遇。在中国企业转型的浪潮推动之下,各行各业必须快速进行互联网化的改造。因此,只有积极适应互联网时代的发展要求,才能够加快追赶的步伐、实现弯道的超车、发挥后进的优势。

(News released in Chinese)

April 21,2016

2016中国国际电子商务博览会在义务完美闭馆,是目前中国规模最大、规格最高的电子商务博览会。展会吸引了Google、阿里巴巴、百度、京东商城、1号店、当当网、聚美优品、走秀网、中酒网、亿赞普、美国SHOPFANS、比利时邮政、建设银行、 浙江物产、中外运、上海百胜、上海商派等来自10个国家和地区以及国内19个省市的1185家等品牌企业参展,相比去年增长15.08%,现场达成合作意向43432个,增长13.6%。

(开幕仪式)

近年来,依托实体市场和物流优势,义乌电子商务飞速发展,电子商务产业集群初显,全国网商集聚中心初步形成。现在的义乌小商品商户不仅仅只是待在摊位上等待或是利用一些低端的营销手段获取订单,更多的小商品商家选择了跟随国家提倡的互联网+的步伐,将店铺开到网上去,利用各种电商平台的不同优势,为自己的产品做宣传促销量。据统计,义乌现有淘宝(含天猫)卖家帐户近12万个,全网总店铺超过21万个;义乌现有速卖通注册卖家2万余家,eBay活跃卖家3500余家。义乌市被评为第二批“国家电子商务示范城市”。

大会还积极探索平台化、社群直营、地面端pc端移动端全网融合等行业新模式,美妆、大健康、母婴、农特、日用、跨境等新领域,中国制造与移动互联的创新融合、移动互联对于县域经济的新引擎、移动互联对于农村电商的新模式、移动互联对于脱贫创业的新思路的新价值。

(义务市领导参观)

本届博览会的国际化特色愈加明显, 国外企业参展数量明显增多,其中密语即时通信APP荣获“2016年隐私安全杰出APP” 奖,该APP受到了大会和观众的关注。

(密语的展位迎来广大商务群众的关注)

另外中国电子商会、韩国在线购物协会、日本通信贩卖协会,在三国领导人见证下,实现了中日韩跨境正品溯源平台标志着跨境进口商品的真伪有据可查。该平台通过中日韩的推广应用成熟后将进一步扩展到与中国跨境商品聚集的国家如德国、新西兰、澳洲等其他国家和区域。

(中日韩领导人合影)

除了软件、电商,移动支付也从前沿变成了大众。几乎一夜之间,叫嚷了好多年的手机钱包概念普及开来。于是更多的玩家入场,上海偶可贝网络科技有限公司专注跨境支付服务,进入了大众视野受到大会和群众的关注。

(偶可贝的展位迎来广大群众的关注)

随着国外企业越来越多的进驻中国市场,很多跨境B2R电子商务平台依托义乌实体市场的优势,通过O2O服务为义乌小商品商户开拓网上海外销售渠道。

在小商品与互联网越来越紧密融合的时代,各级政府也在重视利用电子商务推动区域经济发展,这反映出中国国际电子商务博览会“去行政化走市场化”的成功之路。

Thu, Mar 31, 2016

In the past year, the new secure instant messaging application Metalk has been making waves in the Asian markets with its creative and highly secure means of safeguarding a person’s mobile correspondence. In October last year, the operators of the application – SecureCom Media Holdings Limited, launched their second product to target companies with a need for information security, and named it “SecureChannel” (www.sec-channel.com).

Since its debut, SecureChannel had seen astronomical growth in its sales revenues, and achieved more than 10 million in its first quarter, gaining the attention of capital markets in US and UK. However, the question remains that despite the ability of the company to woo corporate clients into its base, can the product actually help these companies achieve the ends of internal information security?

SecureChannel works on the basis of giving its users a web-based interface to create various dynamic and highly interactive information posts with feedback functions, then letting users broadcast these messages via Metalk to the end recipient, adding self-destruct timers and anti-printscreen features to safeguard the information sent. In other words, it is like a mass-whisper tool that whispers beautifully edited information.

In a recent press interview with the company’s CEO, Mr. Joe Lam, we were presented with information and feedback from the current clientele of SecureChannel, reputable companies in China, with a need for information and IP protection.

Jiayi Education, one of the China’s top 10 education services provider, utilizes SecureChannel to broadcast important educational material to internal employees and teachers, and makes use of the security features to safeguard core intellectual property and educational models. Mitsubishi Elevators uses SecureChannel to transmit technical sheets and proprietary information within its ranks to ensure this information reaches their staff in a timely fashion on everyone’s mobile, but self-destructs over time and does not get duplicated maliciously to external vendors or competitors.

With information seeping into every level of corporate efforts, the ability to safeguard information that awards one the competitive edge in the market may become the key to winning battles in the new internet driven landscape of today. SecureChannel addresses this need by allowing information to be edited nicely, transferred instantaneously and yet retain the security of traditional means of transfer, possibly opening a new paradigm of interest in the industry of information management.

 

March 30, 2016

Sealand Capital Galaxy Ltd said Thursday it has agreed to acquire security system installer Securecom Media Holdings Ltd for GBP3.0 million in cash and shares, in a reverse takeover.

Sealand, a company formed to undertake an acquisition in the social media sector, said it has entered into the agreement with the sole shareholder of SecureCom for a consideration of GBP1.0 million in cash and GBP2.0 million in new ordinary shares of 20.00 pence per share.

SecureCom has operating rights to the mobile application ‘Metalk’, developed by Logicquest Technology Ltd. Metalk safeguards users’ privacy and protects correspondence, applying encryption to text, voice messages and images.

Sealand said it expects that, in conjunction with completion of the acquisition, it will conduct an equity financing raising of no less than GBP1.0 million.

Due to the SecureCom transaction being a reverse takeover, shares in Sealand were suspended from trading on the London Main Market.

By Hannah Boland; hannahboland@alliancenews.com; @Hannaheboland

Copyright 2016 Alliance News Limited. All Rights Reserved.

Mar 1, 2016

Originating from Hong Kong and currently based operationally in Bangkok, Thailand, SecureCom Media Holdings Limited has been making waves in the social networking sector in Asia with its radical application “Metalk” (www.immetalk.com). Though serving a niche user base of business and corporate professionals, the application has been often sighted amongst the 50 top grossing applications in the Social Networking Category of Apple’s App Stores.

Launched in Early 2015 with simple chat features backed by a 256 bit AES and 1024 bit RSA encryption facility, the Metalk application has over the past year grown to include a whole range of security and privacy protection features such as the popular whisper mode, deceptive view functions, pattern password protection upon launching the application, encrypted cloud backup and so on. Users enjoy limited protection for free, while willing users may pay USD 29.99 for a year’s subscription to the more high-end security features.

On 17th February 2016, Metalk continued zealously on its quest for information privacy and protection, by launching its dual pattern password function. The original single pattern password protects against mobile theft and the possible loss of information by automatically deleting all local data if the wrong pattern password were to be drawn 5 times.

The dual pattern password allows users to select friends from their contact list and categorize them as “Private Friends”. These friends, correspondences with them, events and information posted or shared with them are hidden under the normal view, and only made visible when the second pattern password is drawn, creating a “safe haven” for sharing secrets within the application itself.

Two passwords to enter the same application under two different modes

In the prospering Asian societies today, rich families often see spouses separated by geographic distance and one spouse or the other keeping a secret lover somewhere else in the world. This function has drawn considerable criticism, especially amongst female net users in Asia, as most claim that they would not allow their husbands or other half to even install the application.

However, positive feedback can also be seen amongst many users, as seen from reviews in App Store, claiming that such a function could help safeguard against pesky colleagues and possible corporate spies who roam the offices in search of a colleague’s phone, and then trying to take a peek at what’s inside.

Sources report that the CEO of licensed operator of the application, SecureCom Media Holdings Limited, Mr. Joe Lam, has shared in the company announcement for the launch of this function, that the company aims to continue to creatively spawn solutions for personal privacy, as the internet and modern day information penetration in our daily lives expose us to various unforeseen risks every day. While Metalk will attempt to build more functions to serve its business user audience, the application’s development team will also continue to spend effort and resources to continually strengthen information security within the application.

Metalk is available for download on iOS and Andriod, and currently serves users basing across the APAC region.

25 Feb, 2016

Over the past several months, one mobile messaging application has been consistently amongst the 50 topgrossing applications in the iOS App Store, beating popular applications such as Twitter, Wechat and Weibo. Named “Metalk” by its developers, Logicquest Technology Ltd., operated and marketed by SecureCom Media Holdings Limited, the instant messaging application sports a myriad of security and privacy features.

On February 17, 2016, Metalk launched its dual pattern password function, the icing on the cake for personal chat privacy, and instantly drew the attention of many Asian users. Earlier versions of Metalk were already equipped with a pattern password protection feature, such that when one opens the application from the background, the user is prompted to input a pattern password already previously set, and upon 5 wrong tries, all local data within Metalk will be deleted, protecting the chat history against intrusion from mobile thieves with a malicious agenda.

The dual pattern password feature, available to Metalk’s VIP users who pay USD$29.99 per yearto enjoy a range of special features, allows users to segment their list of contacts into 2 groups – Normal and Private. Inputting the normal pattern password opens the application with only Normal contacts and chats / events posted by them visible to the user. The secondary password opens the chat information and other correspondences related to Private contacts.

Metalk's unique dual pattern password, for segmenting your contact list into normal and private contacts

The real-Life application of this feature has drawn much controversy. Several Weibo users in China have criticized the feature as one that would allow spouses to hide secrets from each other, or cheat on each other. Other Asian users have commented in the App Store that with such a feature, the application is attempting to build a community of users with a lifestyle of secrecy and lies.

On the other hand, users have also provided positive comments regarding this function. Several users have mentioned that while the normal pattern password protects private information against malicious thieves and intruders, the dual pattern password function protects against spying from people closer to oneself. The colleague sitting next to you could have seen you draw the pattern password ten times a day, and could probably memorize it. Segmenting sensitive information and contacts would help greatly in guarding against people in close proximity who are not part of one’s trust circle.

Regardless of the controversy, we believe this to be a breakthrough in innovating to protect one’s privacy, in a world where nothing is very private anymore. This function, definitely the first if its kind, could bring about a wave of awareness to the need for privacy in a society where information penetrates every corner of our daily lives.

(News released in Chinese)

Dual Pattern Password function wins Metalk a reputation for guarding secrets

Feb 18, 2016

In the age of information, the consequence of a data breach is disastrous and has often made headlines.

In recent years, instant messaging has become the new trend of communication. More information is sent and received over major IM applications, such as WeChat, WhatsApp and LINE, than phone calls, SMS and emails. Yet we do not see an increase in awareness of the importance of information security, especially with instant messaging applications.

Making use of its highly secure environment, Metalk provided an extra level of information security. Over the past year, the application has often been sighted amongst the top 50 grossing applications in the social networking category of Apple’s App Store, beating Weibo and Momo. Since the release of the “Dual Pattern Lock” feature in mid-February 2016, Metalk is sometimes regarded as the “Haven for Secrets”.

Every once in a while, we see news regarding corporate confidential data leakage, or government officials or artists’ chat history, photos or videos went viral on the internet.

As a free instant messaging application, Metalk provides excellent information security for the mass. Features like pattern lock, 1024 bit RSA and 256 bit AES encryption enhances remarkably secured mobile communication. VIP features include Deceptive View, Whisper Mode and Chat Backup. And now, the all-new Dual Pattern Lock feature takes Metalk’s security to a whole new level.

With the primary pattern lock enabled, users will have to draw the correct pattern to access to Metalk. But it may not be as safe as it appears against your close friends.

The Dual Pattern Lock segments your list of contacts into 2 groups: Normal and Private. The secondary password opens the chat information and other correspondences related to Private contacts. Inputting the normal pattern password opens the application with only Normal contacts and chats / events posted by them visible to the user.

The real life application of this feature has drawn much controversy. Most male users agree that the Dual Pattern Lock is revolutionary, secure and reliable, and they no longer worry about their spouse checking on their phone. Some female users argue that such function allows spouses to hide secrets or cheat from each other, but some of them suggest they can benefit from this new feature too.

Weibo users mentioned that they can now go home without clearing chat histories, and let their spouse use their phone with an ease of mind.

Users on Apple’s App Store also criticized that the feature allows spouses to hide secrets from each other, or cheat on each other, and attempts to build a community of users with a lifestyle of secrecy and lies.

SecureCom Media Holdings (Metalk’s global licensed operator) announces that, following the development of the Internet, Metalk will include more commercial features, such as Metalk reward program, successful stories sharing and educational material broadcast.

We value every feedback and comment from our users, and hope that Metalk will follow through its initial goal and open a new paradigm of interest in the future.

(News released in Chinese)

Metalk achieves breakthrough in IM subscription models and consumer recognition

Dec  24, 2015

Competition within an industry can be brutal, and every corporate attempts to attach higher credibility with the company name. These intense competition contributed to the birth of excellent brands. Hong Kong, one of the world’s financial hub, is often rated the world’s freest economy.

As one of the most influential financial magazines in the city, Capital Weekly sets the benchmark of creativity, brand imaging, marketing and quality of product in the business world. The “PROChoice Award” awards the excellent performance of local brands, and is widely regarded as the city’s most prestigious award. The 9th ProChoice Award ceremony will be held on Dec 3, 2015, guests include Mr. Li Kong-Wa, chairman of Kowloon Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Chu Gong-Shum, president of Asia Pacific Customer Service Consortium, and Mr. Wong Chi-Keung, Honorary president of Information And Software Industry Association.

All awards from the “PROChoice Award 2015” are strictly selected by the editorial department, readers, and official audit authority in the fields of banking & finance, business administration, information technology, lifestyle and public welfare, 15 Brands include Hang Seng Bank, Ageas Insurance Company (Asia) Limited, Midland Holdings Limited, Yoshinoya, Cathay Pacific Airways and China Construction Bank are nominated. Logicquest Technology Limited has won the “Most Secure Application of the Year” award in the information technology field. Mr. Kuo, the senior product consultant of Logicquest, received the prize and referred Metalk as the dark horse of instant messaging.

A photo of the Presenter and Mr. Kuo, the senior product consultant of Logicquest

Nowadays, data breach can cause individuals or corporates a fortune. Modern business user needs a safe and secure mean of communication. Metalk, developed by Logicquest Techonology Limited, is a secure instant messaging application built for the high new worth individual to help them stay connected. Data is stored locally on the phone with 1024 bit RSA and 256 bit AES encryption. A normal home processor will take approximately 1500 years to crack the encryption keys. Pattern lock provides an added level of security to prevent unauthorised access to confidential chats. 5 unsuccessful attempts, and all chat history stored locally in the phone will be destroyed automatically.

SecureCom Media (Metalk’s global licensed operator) custom made a communication security solution for HNWI, a VIP package on top of the free app.  Metalk has disproven the conventional belief of traditional internet capital and creates a workable revenue model: Pay for the security and privacy! The USD 29.99 package covers an emerging feature Whisper Mode, the Deceptive View and the passcode-protected Chat Backup feature. The Whisper Mode function allows its subscribers to send messages that are automatically deleted and put off the record for good after they were read, addressing the concern of many business and corporate users, who often had to send messages to people they do not entirely trust, and would very much like much of their discussions to be kept “off-the-record.” The Deceptive View function, probably the first of its kind, toyed with the simple idea of customizing the avatars and nicknames of friends, making it nearly impossible for prying eyes to figure out who you were talking to. Since its official launch of the VIP package in April 2015, and have in a short period of 2 months since the launch of its premium paid functions accumulated several thousand paid subscribers.

Metalk VIP Subscription Plan — Pay for the security and privacy

Metalk provides HNWI users a set of effective tools for business communications built on the foundational security that the application provides. These functions include the conduct and record of business meetings, the tracking and scheduling of events and the broadcasting of sensitive business information over the application. The chat minutes function allows you to save portions of any chat record for future reference and circulation. To manage your business activities, you can post upcoming events or view all the events open to you within your social circle.  You may also set an event alert with a different time zone to keep track of all your events around the world.

Metalk has achieved a lot over the past year. Metalk was awarded the “Most Secure Mobile Application of the Year 2015” at the PT/Expo in September, and “Best Business Application of the Year 2015” at CIE in October. And is also a top100 grossing application in the social networking category of Apple’s App Store.

2015 is a crucial year for Metalk. It has allowed business individuals to communicate safely and effectively while managing their schedule. On the other hand, Metalk focuses its efforts on one niche group, and became the first IM app to earn the status of profitability with a unique and sustainable revenue model.

Dec. 17, 2015

Following the launch of its subscription packages inOctober 2015, SecureChannel (www.sec-channel.com), a SAAS (Software-As-A-Service) platform for secure mass broadcasting, developed and operated by SecureCom Media (www.securecom-media.com), has officially grossed USD 6,800,000 in subscription revenues, these figures a testimony to its meteoric rise.

SecureChannel was originally developed as a solution for business circles and companies in the APAC region to distribute large amounts of information discreetly. It operates from a browser-based application that allows the user to create various HTML5 pages scaled for mobile devices, with the assistance of tools and templates. The pages are then broadcasted to specific users of the Metalk (www.immetalk.com) mobile application, which already carries with itself a full spectrum of information security features.

Since its debut, SecureCom moved quickly to push the sale of this product in Southeast Asia andSouthern China, and quickly gained traction amongst the rich and influential. Chinese businesses dealing in technology started using the application for internal training of staff, while having the peace of mind that proprietary information is not duplicated or stolen. Capital market players find this tool extremely useful in the dissemination of information to investor groups and market makers.

In the midst of this, SecureCom recently announced the appointment of its new CEO – Mr. Joe Lam Ka Fai, a Hong Kong born, English national with extensive experience in a myriad of industries, including information technology, food and beverage and computer hardware development.

In a tele-interview with Joe, he revealed the company has also taken recent action to expand into the advertising business, and will soon launch an advertising solution on SecureChannel to allow its users to advertise to the hundreds of thousands of High Net-Worth Individual users of Metalk. Never before had there been an information broadcasting channel with so many individuals with a high purchasing power, grouped together. He believes the introduction of this service would allow businesses access to a market that was never truly tapped for its full potential.

Joe also revealed that SecureCom Media has begun discussions with European investors to lay the foundations for the next round of fundraising for the project. He further mentioned the profitability of the business now, and the already proven revenue model has been extremely convincing of capital market investors.

SecureChannel currently serves subscribers from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam,Thailand and Taiwan.

(News released in Chinese)

Wechat serves the masses, while Metalk caters to the Rich and Powerful

Oct 29, 2015

 

Nowadays, data theft is universal and can happen almost at anytime and anywhere. Online social network dominated our daily lives that we can no longer tell if we are networking to meet our needs, or just networking for the sake of it. Information generated by users overloads, and it becomes extremely difficult to look for information you need.

WeChat is the most popular mobile social networking and communication tool. HNWIs have less need for functions such as moments and photo sharing; rather, what they need is to have their every message safeguarded. Over the past decade, instant mobile messaging has become the new trend of communication. Today more information is sent over instant messengers than phone calls, SMSes, emails and physical meetings combined. Yet we do not see corporations embracing this technological wave, many corporate leaders feel that such messaging mediums are not safe enough.

This year’s China International Internet and E-commerce Expo has invited some of the representatives of the emerging companies in the Internet industry. Metalk, an application developed by Logicquest Technology Ltd., is a dark horse in the instant messaging field. Mr. Kuo, Logicquest’s senior product consultant, shared on stage on “How to build a workable revenue model for an instant messaging app”, and drew the attention of both the organizer and other business leaders.  Metalk is awarded “Best Business Application of the Year 2015” in the Expo.

Metalk provides HNWI users a set of effective tools for business communications built on the foundational security that the application provides. These functions include the conduct and record of business meetings, the tracking and scheduling of events and the broadcasting of sensitive business information over the application. To manage your business activities, you can post upcoming events or view all the events open to you within your social circle.  You may also set an event alert in a different time zone to keep track of your events worldwide.

Since the emergence of smartphones, various internet companies have tried to make a fortune off mobile social networking but failed. Metalk did not set itself in the same arena as WeChat and other major IM engines. Instead, the company targets only the HNWI markets in the region, as they believe it is these people who require a higher level of security and privacy in their correspondences. Metalk has performed beyond even its own company’s expectations. We hope to see the application bring us more new functions while keeping our messages safe.

(News released in Chinese)

ICT Expo 2015 – Metalk explores untested waters of the mobile industry

Oct 23, 2015

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PT/Expo 2015 is hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. With 45,000 m2 of show area, 400 exhibitors from over 10 countries, including China Mobile, China Unicom and Alibaba, 300 media including Xinhua News Agency, China Central Television, People’s Daily Online, Sina Corp, Sohu, Inc. and NetEase, 800 reporters gave report to the Exhibition in various forms, and more than 180,000 person-time visitors, it is the largest in scale and the most influential information communication Expo in Asia.

Since its first appearance in 1990, PT/Expo had become the best platform for businesses to develop in China and APAC market. The national policy oriented expo examines the industry development firsthand, and serves as the business development platform for APAC in the field. It has been 24 years since PT/EXPO CHINA was first held successfully in 1990, which has become the most influential international ICT event and is regarded as the best stage of showcasing the cutting edge technology. There were more than 10 minister and 65 speaker gave speech at “ICT Leadership Forum”, “TD-LTE Mobile Internet + Development” Summit and the “TOPSHOW Smart Conference”.

Each topic represents a possible outlook of the mobile market, and have redirected the companies in the field. Startups with high potential and innovative products also woo both the committee and the audience.

Broadband China, from 4G innovation to 5G exploration and communications security are some the hottest topics of this year’s expo, half of the exhibitors are promoting along these ideas. Besides giants like China Mobile, Unicom China and Alibaba, Logicquest Technology Ltd., a company which emphasises on communications security, had introduced their flagship product, Metalk to the expo. As an instant messaging app that has only been launched for half a year, its remarkable performance has caught the expo committee and audiences’ attention. Metalk won the “Most Secure Application of the Year 2015” at the TOPSHOW Smart Conference.

Metalk is a simple instant messaging application that has basic security features for free users. Features like pattern lock, 1024 bit RSA and 256 bit AES encryption enhances remarkably secured mobile communication. VIP features include the trending feature Whisper Mode and the more controversial feature Deceptive View. The Whisper Mode function allows its subscribers to send messages that are automatically deleted and put off the record for good after they were read, addressing the concern of many business and corporate users. The Deceptive View function, probably the first of its kind, toyed with the simple idea of customizing the avatars and nicknames of friends, making it nearly impossible for prying eyes to figure out who you were talking to.

This year’s expo is truly an inspiration to every IT company, hopefully there will be more Metalk-alike product making an appearance in the future. At the same time, we look forward to Metalk bringing us more practical features and wish it all the best.

24 Jul 2015

On July 15, 2015, Securecom Media, the operator for the mobile application metalk, developed by Logicquest Technology Limited. launched a corporate messaging solution named SecureChannel, a corporate mobile messaging and information dissemination portal built on the foundational framework of metalk.

Over the past decade instant mobile messaging has become the new trend of communication. Today more information is sent over instant messengers than phonecalls, SMSes, emails and physical meetings combined. Yet we do not see corporations embracing this technological wave, and in Asian communities where corporations are still led by the older generation, many corporate leaders feel that such messaging mediums are not safe enough and often opt for offline methods to disseminate large chunks of information which may be sensitive in nature.

Research has also shown that despite instant messaging being the most effective way of sending small bits of information, emailing continues to be the main backbone of communication for large documents, text and images. But both instant messengers and emails store what we send, thus restricting what we can send over these mediums to only a portion of what we need to communicate.

SecureChannel, a subscription service provided by Securecom Media, the global licensed operator of the metalk secure instant messenger, takes lead in addressing the problem of corporations by providing a safe way of sending large chunks of information to individual users.

Making use of the fact that metalk operates in a highly secure environment and it is extremely challenging for hackers to break the encryption of the application, we can assume that information received and stored in the metalk application is much harder to ambush. With this precursor, Securechannel delivers to corporate clients a way to create report-length publications and send them to a large number of target recipients via the metalk engine.

A self-destruct command is attached to each piece of information sent, and once it goes out, this information remains only on the recipients mobile for a fixed period of time before it disintegrates into nothing. Of course, the server does not store any of such information either.

Securecom Media’s CEO, Mr. Desmond Chua further revealed that in the coming months added security features will be developed and launched, denying the end recipient any possibility of duplicating the message and sending it to other people outside the business trust circle.

We look forward Securecom bringing us more cool functions for a safer mobile communications landscape.

14 Jul 2015MarketWatch

NEW YORK, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Following its debut back in January this year, the radical application metalk, which promotes privacy and communications security, has once again disproven the conventional belief that social networking engines and instant messengers are merely capital blackholes, and have in a short period of 2 months since the launch of its premium paid functions accumulated several thousand paid subscribers.

While metalk provides basic security features such as pattern passwords and 1024-bit RSA encryptions for the regular free user, a paid version is available to users who want the added privilege of using its VIP features, such as Whisper and Deceptive View, and since the launch of these paid functions in April 2015, the company has clocked thousands of subscribers to these functions, making metalk the first instant messenger in the world to have a workable revenue model that is subscription based.

As Securecom Media’s CEO mentioned in an earlier interview this year, metalk has since its launch adopted a niche market strategy in its sales and marketing efforts, focusing its target audience on High Net-Worth Individuals (HWNIs) rather than the regular mass consumer. The operators of metalk believed security’s appeal is the greatest to the wealthiest and most powerful members of society, and this closed and exclusive class of people have less need for functions such as moments and photo sharing; rather, what they needmore of is to have their every message to be safeguarded.
The Whisper Mode function allows its subscribers to send messages that are automatically deleted and put off the record for good after they were read, addressing the concern of many business and corporate users, who often had to send messages to people they do not entirely trust, and would very much like much of their discussions to be kept “off-the-record.”

The Deceptive View function, probably the first of its kind, toyed with the simple idea of customizing the avatars and nicknames of friends, making it nearly impossible for prying eyes to figure out who you were talking to. Many reviews had mixed feelings about this function, but it seems to be gaining popularity amongst those who indeed had secrets.

Going down the road, Securecom Media’s CEO expressed that the development plan for metalk for the third and fourth quarter of 2015 would be focused on building up a whole range of business functions, to provide HWNI users a set of effective tools for business communications built on the foundational security that the metalk messenger provides. Such functions would include the conduct and record of business meetings, the tracking and scheduling of events and the broadcasting of sensitive business information over the application.

On the whole, both the company and market hold high hopes for the application’s future performance, and note the rather remarkable achievement of revenues in such a short span of time with only a small base of users.

10 Feb 2015

Recently there has been a lot of chatter about the new and rather controversial IM application metalk. While competitors are having mixed feelings about the feasibility of the application’s value proposition, the users seem to be having a lot of fun using the application for all kinds of personal needs.

Metalk, developed by Logicquest Technology Limited, is a radical mobile chat application providing complete security to correspondence logs. Its beta version was first released in Sept. 2014.

The company soon licensed the application’s global operating rights to a Hong Kong based media partner – Securecom Media Limited, leaving the operations of the application and task of profitability in the hands of the partner, while focusing efforts on strengthening the overall security of the solution with future integration of hardware elements.

The application provides users complete secure means of communication within the app, and presents a whole range of functions to respond to various cases of information espionage and theft of hardware — a solution suited for businessmen and corporate professionals.

In a private interview last month, the CEO of Securecom, the company which obtained the global operating license from the developers of metalk, mentioned the angle of targeting a niche market. This statement is backed by the fact that the company indeed has and is marketing a premium solutions package to business people and corporate executives with a need for security of mobile communications.

With the increasingly diverse information communications environment we now live in, the existence of such an application may actually prove to have a market. Since the days of SNS platforms, we have come a long way, and the disadvantages of overtly publicizing one’s personal life have cost many people a hefty price.

Metalk comes in quietly to propose a back-to-basics solution to solve this problem — a simple instant messaging application that has basic security features for free users and a myriad of extra solutions for the user whose secrets could really be worth more than a penny.

It has been the trend that most IM engines these days have a large user base with little room for the building of a sustainable revenue model. Metalk as a business disregards the need for the large user base, and focuses its marketing and sales efforts on one niche group. The costs of operating the business is therefore greatly decreased, and should this group of users truly subscribe, then perhaps, metalk will become the first IM app to earn the status of profitability simply through in-app subscriptions.

02 Feb 2015

Less than a month after its official beta launches on iOS and Android Markets, the radical IM application Metalk has achieved a total of more than 1 million downloads in the APAC region, mainly across the Chinese Android market.

Metalk, developed by Logicquest Technology Limited, is a radical mobile chat application providing complete security to correspondence logs. Its beta version was first released in Sep. 2014.

The application provides users complete secure means of communication within the app, and presents a whole range of functions to respond to various cases of information espionage and theft of hardware – a solution suited for businessmen and corporate professionals.

Earlier this month, the CEO of Securecom, the company behind this miracle, mentioned that the application did not set itself in the same arena as WeChat, WhatsApp and other major IM engines. Instead, the company targets only the HNWI markets in the region, as they believe it is these people who require a higher level of security and privacy in their correspondences.

Yet, this original niche application has performed exceptionally well in the first month of its beta. In fact, this unusual phenomenon could be more understood by looking at the reviews column of the application.

One reviewer wrote: “Whisper Mode is not a new function, but the simple on-off swipe for this mode really increases the user-friendliness of this function.”

Several reviews also complained about the application crashing in countries such as Thailand and Vietnam, but on the whole, this seemingly simple yet deceptive application seemed to have successfully caught the curiosity of users.

Be it out of fun or curiosity or a serious need for security, Metalk has performed beyond even its own company’s expectations. We hope to see the application bring us more funky functions, while keeping our messages safe.

27 Jan 2015

On January 15, 2015, Hong Kong based company Securecom Media Limited announced the successful signing of agreements that would lead to its holding a 5-year renewable exclusive operating rights to a piece of software, metalk, developed by Logicquest Technology Limited.

Affectionately named “metalk”, the software is a mobile application that operates on both iOS and Android systems, allowing users a completely safe and secure channel for private or group correspondences. Metalk creatively provides local-only storage of all correspondence data. A 256-bit encryption with RSA and AES methodologies further add difficulties to any attempts to hack into the correspondence data going from one end to the other.

The local feature such as a security key to open the app itself can prevent victims of phone theft from losing private correspondence information. Only a few wrong inputs would cause the metalk data being cleared by the phone, making it almost impossible for thieves to take the slightest peek inside.

Premium functions such as Encrypted Cloud Storage, Deceptive View and Whisper Mode, which can address more intrusive privacy and security issues, are available to VIP users.

The CEO of Securecom Media Limited said in a private interview, “With the impending launch of metalk, we want to make something clear. We are not here to replace WeChat or WhatsApp or LINE. These are great chat apps that help us all stay more connected. We simply want to address the sore need for privacy and security of the high net-worth individuals market. The business men and celebrities who need their information to be guarded from malicious people or competitors. In the age of information, we do not want to lose our deals or businesses because we carelessly lose a phone or get hacked by competitors.”