San Francisco, CA, February 13, 2012 — Maxthon, a global software and web services company, announces the selection of Maxthon 3 as a finalist for a 2012 Edison Award. This designation comes from a review by more than 3,000 professionals from the fields of product development, design, engineering, science, marketing and education. 2012 The Edison Awards recognize this honor as part of Maxthon’s commitment to innovation and the desire to make significant and lasting contributions to the world, which embody the spirit of Thomas Edison.
“We are glad to be a part of such a distinguished group of acclaimed and creative products,” says Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon. “We also encourage people to learn more about Maxthon 3, as well as our equally impressive lineup of services for Android tablets, smart phones and other connected devices. All of these products reflect the principles of the Edison Awards.”
The Edison Awards are named after Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) whose extraordinary new product development methods garnered him 1,093 U.S. patents and made him a household name across the world. Past winners include familiar names like the iPhone, iPad and the HTC EVO 4G. The 25th Anniversary Edison Award Opening Reception will be held on April 25, 2012, in New York City.
“As finalists for this award, Maxthon enjoys independent recognition for its efforts and overall excellence,“ says Karl Mattson, GM of Maxthon International/Chief of Product. “The Awards are a reminder of our ongoing pursuit of innovation on behalf of the millions of people who use our products worldwide.”
Headquartered in Beijing, Maxthon Ltd. is an innovative software company and developer of superior web browsers which continue to set new standards for simplicity, speed and security. Each month more than 130,000,000 people use Maxthon’s web browser in 120 countries across the world. Maxthon also brings its best-of-breed browsing to the Android platform for mobile devices and tablet computers. For more information visit the Maxthon website.