Card News Updates: Mastercard Inc (MA) & Female Developers, Visa Inc (V)’s Partnership, American Express Company (AXP) Rank

Editor’s Note: Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA), Visa Inc (NYSE:V), American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

MASTERCARD WANTS FEMALE DEVELOPERS TO “MASTER THE CODE” FOR $10,000 (BetaKit)
Mastercard Inc is throwing a party and they want as many ladies as possible to attend. Just a few days we reported on several initiatives geared towards women in tech, Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has announced a two-day developer challenge in which the credit card company is making a call to female developers. And it comes with some nice prizes too. MasterCard Canada is encouraging all female professional and student developers to participate in its MasterCard N>XT developer challenge, September 28 and 29.

Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)

@UK hooks up with Visa in Asia Pacific (Pro Active Investors United Kingdom)
@UK (LON:ATUK) is to extend its partnership with debit & credit card issuer Visa Inc (NYSE:V) to launch cloudBuy, Asia Pacific’s first business-to-business (B2B) global e-marketplace solution. The UK-based e-commerce solutions provider is hooking up with Visa to offer cloud-based real-time integrated services in the Asia Pacific region, thereby enabling Visa holders a convenient way to make purchases online in a safe environment.

Survey: American Express ranked highest in customer satisfaction (Whec.com)
The credit card known for having the best perks has taken the number one spot for credit card satisfaction. According to a survey by J.D. Power, American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) ranks highest for the seventh straight year. The study was based on responses from 14,000 consumers and measured factors such as billing and payment, rewards, problem resolution and benefits and services.

Blue Label Telecoms: Spazas to get MasterCard terminals (Business Report)
JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms is partnering with Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) to roll out point-of-sale devices to 22 000 small traders, which will enable them to accept card payments for the first time. The firm said on Wednesday that it would install more than 15 000 EMV-certified terminals with MasterCard mobile software that could process payments made by chip-based and contactless payment cards. Traders have historically accepted cash only.

American Express Unveils Fashion Partnerships Designed to Help Ignite Commerce Straight from the Runway (The Wall Street Journal)
Today, American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) announced a series of innovative partnerships designed to bring the excitement of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to Card Members and consumers across the country, including an industry-first event with Rebecca Minkoff, recommended looks available for purchase through Vente-Privee and new content platforms that will give consumers an inside-look into the fashion industry. American Express Unstaged presents Rebecca Minkoff and Janelle Monáe

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