DALLAS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile, Inc. (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced that NQ Family Guardian™ has been named a Bronze winner for innovation in safety and security services at the annual Edison Awards™ event, held April 30, 2014 in San Francisco.
For 27 years, the Edison Awards™ have celebrated the best in innovation and excellence in the development of new products and services. The distinguished awards, inspired by Thomas Edison's persistence and inventiveness, recognize innovation, creativity and ingenuity in the global economy.
Being recognized with an Edison Award has become one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of innovation and business.
"Our judges recognized NQ Family Guardian as a true innovator out of the many products in its category," said Frank Bonafilia, executive director of the Edison Awards.
The Edison Awards are judged according to stringent criteria of quality by a panel of more than 3,000 leading business executives including past award winners, academics and leaders in the fields of product development, design, engineering, science and medicine. Other 2014 honorees included Yang Yuanqing, the Chairman and CEO of Lenovo, and Elon Musk, the charismatic leader behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX, who received Edison Achievement Awards for the significant and lasting contributions to innovation each has made throughout his career.
About NQ Mobile
NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile is a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to acquire, engage, and monetize customers globally. NQ Mobile's portfolio includes mobile security and mobile games & advertising for the consumer market and consulting, mobile platforms and mobility services for the enterprise market. As of December 31, 2013, NQ Mobile maintains a large, global user base of 481 million registered user accounts and 136 million monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 107 million registered user accounts and 20 million monthly active user accounts through its mobile games & advertising business and over 1,250 enterprise customers. NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA and Beijing, China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://www.nq.com.
About the Edison Awards™
The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to fostering future innovators. The Awards have been recognizing and honoring the best in innovations and innovators since 1987. They honor game-changing innovations that are at the forefront of new product and service development, marketing and human-centered design, and are one of the highest accolades a company can receive in the name of successful innovation. For more information about the Edison Awards complete program and a list of past winners, visit www.edisonawards.com.
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