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San Francisco, CA, October 27, 2011 — Maxthon (, a global software and web services company, announces its selection as the exclusive browser for urDrive, a free preloaded application on a variety of entry-level USB Flash drives from Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc..   urDrive transforms USB drives from passive storage to engaged, active storage, allowing consumers to easily access and organize their personal files, photos, music, games and videos.

“This agreement is a testament to the success and credibility of Maxthon 3. In working with Kingston, we have a trusted partner that is at the forefront of transforming the way consumers interact with USB drives, going beyond simply storing and transferring data between devices. With its emphasis on user engagement and interactivity, urDrive is a natural complement to the advantages Maxthon 3 provides,” says Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon.

With Maxthon 3 users can also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Security: Maxthon is a pioneer in sandboxed processing, which is an essential part of online protection. If something malicious tries to attack your computer, sandboxing will impede or isolate the HTML and JavaScript code responsible for this problem.
  • Speed: Maxthon’s uses proprietary HTML parsing and fetching technology for lightning-fast start-up and page rendering speed.
  • Great video performance.
  • Built-in, cloud-based notepad for quick notation. Click the yellow ‘post-it’ icon, and then create and securely save notes to your free ‘Passport’ account in the cloud.
  • Personalization with different skins/themes and avatars.

“Maxthon 3 boasts fast start-up and rendering speeds, and it gives users a truly portable, safe and secure browsing experience. All temp files, history and cookies remain on the drive keeping browsing private, even on a public computer. We are proud to include Maxthon 3 on our urDrive-loaded USB Flash drives,” says Craig Tilmont, urDrive business manager, Kingston.

“Maxthon 3 further transforms the power of urDrive, giving consumers a safe and portable browsing experience that is innovative and user-friendly. Maxthon 3 adds to urDrive’s already-rich value proposition making it a compelling choice for customers worldwide,” says Karl Mattson, GM of Maxthon International/Chief of Product Development.

About Maxthon

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 about

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