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Kern Schools Selects XP2

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.-Kern Schools FCU here has selected XP2 from Fiserv for account processing. The solution will serve the CU's 195,000 members.

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ProfitStars Adds Remote Deposit

MONETT, Mo.-Jack Henry & Associates has added mobile remote deposit capture to the solutions provided by its ProfitStars division. The service will be marketed under its Alogent brand.

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Akcelerant Marks 10th Anniversary

MALVERN, Penn.-Akcelerant, a provider of connected software technology, has marked its 10-year corporate anniversary. It now serves more than 500 FIs.

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Team One CU First To Deploy

SAGINAW, Mich.-Team One CU here has become the first CU to offer members mobile banking as a result of the partnership between Clearwater, Fla.-based CSCU and MShift, Inc. The service will provide full account management, including account transfers and histories, via a mobile device. Members will also be able to make P2P payments, among other features.

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More Than 40 CUs Select Service

LINDEN, N.J.-Integrated Media Management reported that more than 40 CUs have selected its integrated Teller Item Capture (TIC) solution, allowing them to streamline operations, combat check fraud and improve the environment by eliminating paper.

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Chartway Goes Mobile With FIS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-FIS reported that Chartway FCU has implemented the FIS Mobile Banking platform. Chartway also utilizes FIS for ATM/debit card processing services.

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Fiserv Enhances Virtual Branch

BROOKFIELD, Wis.-Fiserv said it has made enhancements to its Virtual Branch online banking suite, which is designed specifically for CUs, including an enhanced user interface and integrated capabilities that maximize the online delivery channel through account origination. More than 1,000 CUs have deployed the solution.

In other news, Fiserv has released personal financial management tools for consumers at institutions using Corrillian Online. The service includes a financial management page with customizable budgeting tools and spending overviews.

Additionally, Fiserv said Granite State CU, has chosen to implement the company's Acumen account processing solution.

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Quad Cities Taps Bradford-Scott

INDIANAPOLIS-Bradford-Scott Data Corp., a distributor of the Sharetec System and providers of core processing to more than 300 CUs, has been selected by Quad Cities Postal CU.

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DCS Is SideTap Qualified

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-Dynamic Card Solutions (DCS) said its mobile payments personalization platform-CardWizard Perso-to-Go-has qualified Tyfone's latest SideTap MicroSD secure memory card for mobile phone-based near-field communications (NFC) payments.

Under the program, CardWizard Perso-to-Go platform personalizes-at the branch level or back office-cardholder information onto the chip embedded in Tyfone's patented MicroSD secure memory card. Tyfone's MicroSD card can then operate in any standard memory card slot within mobile phones, across all operating system

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Open Solutions Upgrades DNA

GLASTONBURY, Conn.-Open Solutions has released the newest version of its enterprise-wide core relational platform, DNA 3.0. The first new release since DNA was introduced in 2008, DNA 3.0 has more than 120 enhancements, the company said. DNA 3.0 also enables financial institutions to offer new products and services to small business customers, Open Solutions added.

Separately, Hawaii State FCU selected Open Solutions' DNA platform.

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Panini Intro's Payments Solution

DAYTON, Ohio-Panini has introduced a payment processing solution; the Panini Vision X MFS. This multi-function system (MFS) extends the functionality of Panini's Vision X scanner with add-on hardware modules designed specifically to provide a range of additional office and branch automation functionality, the company said.

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Symitar Honors Mountain America

SALT LAKE CITY-Mountain America CU here was recognized by Symitar with the Creative Solutions award, which honors innovation in the use of Seminar's Episys software. MACU was recognized for an e-mail campaign that targeted members whose purchases were declined and have not opted-in to Overdraft Privilege. The e-mail gives members the option to opt in instantly from their smart phone or wherever they're checking their e-mail.

3 CUs Tap Firethorn

ATLANTA-Three CUs and one CUSO have selected Firethorn for mobile banking services: BECU, Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union University FCU (Austin, Texas), and CU*Answers.

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Vertifi Signs 5 More CU Clients

WOBURN, Mass.-Eastern Corporate FCU (EasCorp) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vertifi Software, said five more CUs have selected its DeposZip remote deposit capture solution: Altier CU, Eastman CU, First Tech CU, Prince George's Community FCU, and Rockland FCU. First Tech CU will offer DeposZip Mobile to members through a free app for iPhone and Android devices, while the other four intend to offer the desktop version for the immediate future.

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City CU Is 200th Passageways Client

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.-Passageways, a provider of collaborative portal solutions said that City Credit Union, Dallas, has become its 200th employee portal customer in the financial industry.

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CompCruncher Software Enhanced

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Bradford Technologies has enhanced its CompCruncher computer-aided appraisal software to produce statistically supported appraisals that now include exterior property inspections.

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MRG, Xerox Mortgage Team Up

DALLAS, Oct. 25, 2010 -MRG Document Technologies said it has partnered with Xerox Mortgage to provide their common customers with DataGlyphs technology, enabling the automatic classification of scanned and uploaded documents into the BlitzDocs collaboration suite.

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MFCU Selects iDashboards

LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich.-Michigan First CU has chosen the iDashboards for Symitar solution.

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Social Media Added To Partnership

ARLINGTON, Va.-NAFCU Services Corp. said it has expanded its partnership with Cyveillance for anti-phishing solutions. The expanded partnership will include Cyveillance's Secure Social Media Management solution, which provides social media policy enforcement, brand and identity protection, and cyber safety awareness education.

CU Adds Mobile Banking Suite

LATHRUP VILLAGE, Mich.-Michigan First has added Michigan First Mobile to its suite of services, allowing members to check balances, view transaction history, transfer funds and pay bills, anywhere, anytime, from their mobile device. The app, via a partnership with Access Softek, is available for Blackberry, iPhone, and Android devices.

Bluepoint Wins Best Of Show

VISTA, Calif.-Bluepoint Solutions was recognized by the CUNA Technology Council with its "Best of Show Award." Bluepoint was presented the award during the BAI Retail Delivery Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. "Bluepoint Solutions was chosen from more than 200 exhibitors with a commitment to both credit unions and technology in mind," said Rudy Pereira, council chair and SVP-operations and technology for Alliant CU in Chicago.

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Co.'s Partner On Compliance

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--Continuity Control, a provider of compliance automation tools, and uMonitor, said they have entered into a partnership to provide compliance automation coupled with account opening and funding service workflow optimization to its financial institution clients.

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Two CUs Move To Carswell

ROCHESTER HILLS, Minn.-Carswell Data Products has signed agreements to provide its e-Sig Plus paperless document management software to Family First CU and riverset CU, Pittsburgh. Both CUs have chosen Carswell's CDPManage, CDPTeller, and CDPScanning Station software modules to create and archive digital document images.

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Cardwell Updates Connections Online

CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cardwell has released updates to its Connections Online IQ (COL IQ) service, an online library and user community to feature ready-made reports and templates to streamline and simplify the use of COL throughout all departments. The updates will make information readily accessible and easier to obtain for staff to enhance communication and productivity, the company said.

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Gladiator Available For Episys

MONETT, Mo.--Jack Henry & Associates has released its Gladiator Enterprise Security Monitoring (ESM) solution for credit unions running the Episys core system. "Gladiator ESM provides an additional security layer to help financial institutions respond to the demands of today's regulatory mandates regarding information security threats, including identity theft," the company noted. Among the features, Jack Henry added, are preemptive measures that track key security and performance events in the core system, capturing "audit events" and flagging any items that require immediate attention.

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SSFCU, Catapult Team On Website

SAN ANTONIO--Security Service FCU has teamed with Catapult Systems to launch a new website that offers a variety of new online services and an enhanced user experience that is designed to make it easier for members to securely compare products, open accounts, apply for loans, conduct online banking, and much more.

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MSUFCU Cuts Password Demands

EAST LANSING, Mich.-Michigan State University FCU has deployed Pro software and U.are.U Fingerprint Readers from Redwood City, Calif.-based DigitalPersona. "The DigitalPersona solution eliminates the need for employees to remember and manually type separate strong passwords to more than 60 applications," the company said, adding that fingerprint biometrics are used to verify the user's identity, and then securely and automatically enters the appropriate password needed for each application. MSFFCU has more than 153,000 members.

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First Data Enhances Fraud Measures

ATLANTA--First Data Corp. said its FundsXpress business online banking customers will now be able to better fight automated clearing house (ACH) fraud and more easily comply with new industry requirements through a referral agreement First Data has signed with Laru Corp. Laru develops ACH risk management, compliance and fraud detection and prevention applications.

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