NEW YORK, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM), the leading mobile utility and security app developer, today announced that it has received the "Excellence of the Year for Innovation & Leadership - Mobile Tools" award during the sixth annual edition of the IAIR Awards.
Cheetah Mobile accepted the award on April 14 at IAIR Awards 2016, held at the Yale Club in New York. According to IAIR Awards, the motivation for the distinction was the following:
For making the Internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide and aiming to provide the best apps for mobile users, while building a leading global mobile ad platform for advertisers. For becoming the no.1 mobile application developer all over the world.
"Just three years ago, Cheetah Mobile set out on a mission to become the top mobile utility app developer because we noticed there was a lack of leadership in the space," said Josh Ong, Director of Communications at Cheetah Mobile. "We're honored to accept an IAIR Award acknowledging the innovation we've brought to mobile tools, and we look forward to continuing our focus on improving the mobile experience for our users around the world."
Alongside Cheetah Mobile's award, 18 other companies were recognized by IAIR Awards for their contributions to sectors including technology, finance, law, and communications.
About Cheetah Mobile Inc.
Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM) is the world's leading mobile security and utility app developer. Its flagship products include Clean Master, the world's No. 1 cleaning app, and also CM Security, the world's top anti-virus and privacy protection app.
Cheetah Mobile is also one of the top three mobile game developers in the world, with its mobile game Piano Tiles 2 having reached the No. 1 ranking in more than 150 countries globally on both iOS and Android.
Its other mission-critical applications include Battery Doctor, CM Locker, Photo Grid, and more. In June 2015, Cheetah Mobile introduced the Cheetah Ad Platform to the global market.
As of December 31, 2015, Cheetah Mobile had approximately 2.34 billion global installations and 635 million global mobile monthly active users. Five of Cheetah Mobile's products have entered the top 40 in Google Play's global top app charts.
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SOURCE Cheetah Mobile