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# mastercard - Friday 28 February, 2020

Looking beyond the traditional: Why Mastercard is doubling its Irish R&D unit

The financial giant is expanding its Dublin base with 1,500 new roles as it fulfils an ‘appetite to explore’.

# mastercard - Monday 24 February, 2020

Mastercard announces plans to create 1,500 jobs in Dublin

The company first set up in Ireland in 2008 and employs over 650 people.

# mastercard - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'There's very little talent': How Ireland's blockchain firms are trying to fix staff shortages

The rapid growth of the nascent technology means universities are still playing catch-up.

# mastercard - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The42 Mastercard ends controversial meals-for-goals campaign with Neymar, Messi Change Of Plan

Mastercard ends controversial meals-for-goals campaign with Neymar, Messi

The idea, due to run until March 2020, drew fire from many on social media.

# mastercard - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Mastercard to create 175 new jobs at Dublin office

Recruitment for the new positions is due to start immediately.

# mastercard - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

They're here: Credit Unions have launched debit cards for the first time

The card is being rolled out in 11 Credit Unions around the country to start with.

# mastercard - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

This is why you'll soon use your phone to pay for everything

Despite some concerns about security, there are two major measures in place.

# mastercard - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 This fantastic Collina-starring ad will get you in the mood for the Champions League Nifty

# mastercard - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Mastercard uses phone location tech to help prevent credit card fraud

The pilot service uses your phone’s location to verify purchases done by credit card when you’re abroad.

# mastercard - Monday 24 February, 2014

After 18 years, wave goodbye to Laser cards

You won’t be able to use a Laser card from midnight 28 February.

# mastercard - Thursday 6 December, 2012

British student convicted over Anonymous PayPal hacking

Prosecutors said the assault on PayPal had cost the company €4.3 million in loss of trading as well as updates to fend off similar attacks.

# mastercard - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Visa and Mastercard pay out billions over alleged fixing of credit card fees

Millions of merchants in the US had sued the credit card giants over alleged fixing of card use fees.

# mastercard - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am, including: Enda heads Stateside (again), penalties for jobseekers turning down work, and good news on the jobs front for Dublin.

Mastercard announces 130 new jobs for Dublin

The highly skilled jobs are to be created in the company’s new global office for technology which will be headquartered in Dublin.

# mastercard - Monday 24 October, 2011

WikiLeaks to suspend publications over severe financial shortage

The whistleblowing website calls a temporary halt to publications, promising legal action against a “blockade” by financial companies.

# mastercard - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:

After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too Wikileaks This post contains videos

After poking fun at Mastercard, Wikileaks now plans to sue too

‘Watching the world change as a result of your work……priceless’: Wikileaks releases spoof video ahead of legal challenge to Mastercard and Visa.

# mastercard - Saturday 11 December, 2010

4chan hackers abandon attacks on WikiLeaks 'opponents'

The Anonymous gathering of ‘hacktivists’ instead decide to spread WikiLeaks’ documents as much as is possible.

# mastercard - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Supporters launch web attacks as corporate world puts squeeze on WikiLeaks

Who’s who in the WikiLeaks cyber war as Visa, Mastercard, Paypal and other major corporations hit by ‘hactivists’.