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San Francisco, CA, October 16, 2012 – Maxthon, a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers, encourages citizens to watch tonight’s presidential debate online with one of our high performance browsers. Users can go to YouTube or C-SPAN to watch the debates in real-time on their computers, smartphones or tablets without interruption.

Tonight’s debate, which will be held at Hoftstra University from 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time and moderated by Candy Crowley of CNN, will be a town meeting format including questions concerning foreign and domestic policy. The final debate will be held on Monday, October 22nd, at Lynn University in Boca Raton. That debate, moderated by Bob Schieffer of CBS, will cover foreign policy and air from 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

“Since 1996, US Presidential campaigns have helped shape and drive the forms and evolving role of online journalism in the ‘marketplace of ideas,’” said Karl Mattson, GM of Maxthon International/Chief of Product Development. “Maxthon’s superior video experience makes it easier for US voters to choose among a greater variety of debate broadcasts online without having to worry about performance.”

About Maxthon Ltd.

Founded in 2005, Maxthon Ltd is a global software company that develops state-of-the-art web browsers that regularly outperform other top browsers. Committed to high standards for innovation, the Maxthon suite of browsers supports a wide range of devices from desktops to mobile. Maxthon browsers are used each month by more than 100 million people in 140 countries around the globe. Maxthon has offices in San Francisco, Hong Kong and Beijing. For more information about Maxthon, please visit

Maxthon’s Suite of Browsers

Find Maxthon for iPhone & iPad in the  iTunes App Store
Download Maxthon for Mac  OS X (Beta) here
Download Maxthon 3 for Windows here
Download Maxthon Mobile for Android phones here
Download Maxthon Mobile for 10” Android tablets here

Media Contacts:

Lewis Fein, Maxthon Ltd.

Darcy Provo, Landis Communications Inc. for Maxthon