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NQ Mobile(TM) Collaborates with Cat® Phones to Make Rugged Smartphones even Safer

October 24, 2012

DALLAS, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ) a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity, today announced an agreement that will bring the most effective mobile security solution available to the recently released, Android-based, Cat B10 smartphone.

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Under terms of the contract, all Cat® smartphones shipped in the Americas will come pre-loaded with NQ Mobile Security. This gives device owners a weapon for combating viruses, malicious URLs, and other mobile threats that is as strong as the ruggedized handset itself. A 3-month trial of all premium features will be provided to consumers who purchase the Cat B10.

“NQ Mobile is pleased to associate with Cat Phones to provide a solution to keep ruggedized devices safe and secure,” said Omar Khan, Co-Chief Executive Officer, NQ Mobile. “As more and more professionals who need rugged devices are connected to smartphones in the field, maintaining mobile security is increasingly essential. NQ Mobile is proud to be entrusted with protecting Cat phone users anytime, anywhere.”

NQ Mobile is trusted by more than 200 million registered users in 150 countries and has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and deleting mobile threats including viruses and malicious URLs before users even know they exist. The app’s enhanced feature set includes GPS-based anti-loss/theft features, backup and restore tools for contacts, complete privacy protection, traffic monitoring, and more.

NQ Mobile Security Features:

  • Award-Winning Mobile Security: Fights malware, spyware, phishing, viruses, hacking, and more.
  • Privacy Protection: Protects the data stored on your phone, ensuring that your social networking, email, and financial accounts can’t be hacked and your personal calls can’t be recorded.
  • Anti-Theft/Anti-Loss: Remotely locates, locks, or deletes information from a lost or stolen mobile device, and sounds an alarm to help you find it.
  • Backup and Restore: Safely and seamlessly stores your contacts so you can easily access them from any Web browser.
  • System Optimization: Provides control over running apps and power consumption.
  • Traffic Monitoring: Provides real-time updates on data usage and caps on maximum data usage.

“By partnering with NQ Mobile we are taking a device that, structurally, is designed to stand up against some of the most extreme conditions imaginable and applying the same spirit of protection to the user’s data and Internet experience,” explains Richard Wharton of Cat phones. ‘The app is a win-win proposition for our customers.”

NQ Mobile Security can be downloaded directly from Google Play.

NQ Mobile also offers several award-winning security solutions, directly to consumers, including NQ Mobile Vault(TM) and NQ Family Guardian(TM).

Media Contact:

Alex Fencl
MWW for NQ Mobile
afencl@mww.com
214.414.3330

Investor Relations Contact:

Investor Relations
NQ Mobile Inc.
Email: investors@nq.com
Phone: +852 3975 2853

About NQ Mobile

NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services focusing on security, privacy and productivity. The company was one of the first to recognize the growing security threats targeting smartphone users and is now a leading provider of Freemium subscription services with approximately 204 million registered user accounts in over 150 countries. NQ Mobile’s proprietary, cloud-based security solution has been recognized by third-party testing facilities around the world as the most effective solution for detecting and combating mobile threats. NQ Mobile was bestowed the 2011 Technology Pioneer Award by the World Economic Forum for its technology leadership and innovation in mobile security. To facilitate global expansion, NQ Mobile headquarters are co-located in Beijing, China and Dallas, TX, USA. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit www.nq.com.

About Caterpillar

For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. With 2011 sales and revenues of $60.138 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, Caterpillar Logistics Services and Progress Rail Services. More information is available at: http://www.caterpillar.com.

© 2012 Caterpillar. CAT, CATERPILLAR, and their design marks, and the “Power Edge” trade dress, as well as corporate and product identity used herein, are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission.

Bullitt Mobile Ltd. is a licensee of Caterpillar Inc.

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