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iTech NW updates Boardroom Web for easier iPad use

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SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (9/17/12)--iTech Northwest, a technology solutions credit union service organization, is updating its Boardroom Web, an online collaboration and communications tool, with additional tablet capabilities. 

Boardroom Web's updated iPad version, to be released in October, will allow board members to use the iPad to access their centralized document and discussion platform.

To date, more than 75% of iTech Northwest's current customers use an iPad with Boardroom Web. iTech Northwest's iPad version is a mobile version of the technology provider's Boardroom Web.

PSCU first CUSO to offer Google Wallet

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (9/17/12)--PSCU, a credit union service organization (CUSO), has partnered with Google to become the first CUSO to offer the virtual Google Wallet.

PSCU will make card art from six of its member-owner credit unions available in the Google Wallet mobile app. When cardholders of the six participating PSCU credit unions add their cards to Google Wallet, they will see an actual image of their credit union's card.

The six credit unions participating with PSCU as early adopters of the new technology include:

  • Arkansas FCU, Jacksonville, Ark.;
  • BCU, Vernon Hills, Ill.;
  • CFE FCU, Lake Mary, Fla.;
  • GTE Financial, Tampa, Fla.;
  • TruMark Financial CU, Trevose, Pa; and
  • Vantage CU, Bridgeton, Mo.
Google Wallet is accepted at 200,000 merchant locations across the U.S. Consumer adoption of the Google Wallet app has nearly doubled since early August when Google released a new, cloud-based version of the app that supports all debit and credit cards.

PSCU is working closely with Google on other initiatives that will allow its credit unions to brand their payment cards in Google Wallet.