On June 22, Maxthon launched Maxthon 6 beta; Maxthon 6 is the first internet browser that has implemented the Bitcoin blockchain across every website. On Maxthon 6, users have a number of blockchain-based tools that they can use to conduct Bitcoin transactions as well as create applications and services of their own.
CoinGeek had the chance to catch up with Maxthon CEO Jeff Chen to learn more about Maxthon’s blockchain features, how software engineers can use Maxthon’s API to integrate blockchain-based features into their own applications and platforms, and how Maxthon 6 brings us one step closer to the Metanet.
How does Maxthon 6 bring us one step closer to the Metanet?
Maxthon 6 has enabled every website to conduct Bitcoin transactions, thus making Metanet one step closer to all developers and all users. We believe by making it easy to use, Maxthon 6 will encourage more people to build on Bitcoin and use Metanet.
What blockchain-based features and tools does Maxthon 6 beta have?
The main tool is VBox, which is a blockchain identity manager and a simple wallet. A blockchain-based ID system like VBox can free people from centralized account systems, like Google and Microsoft, which are insecure and where users constantly worry about account deletion.
With VBox, for the first time in history, users can own their ID, created by themselves and owned by themselves. Moreover, we have set up a framework, where app developers can easily adopt