Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and a business & technology reporter with the Sunday Business Post. Ryan is also the beer and betting columnist along with hosting our successful Connected podcast. In 2009, he was named Journalist of the Year at the IIA NetVisionary Awards and won the Alumni Choice award at the 2014 Business Journalist Awards.

Musk’s knack of burying bad news

Musk’s knack of burying bad news

SpaceX’s moon mission is not pie in the sky

No one could argue with the principle of rights protection, but two needless addendums to the EU’s proposed copyright rules are going way too far

No one could argue with the principle of rights protection, but two needless addendums to the EU’s proposed copyright rules are going way too far

It was supposed to be one of the most boring directives ever passed by the European Union. Now it looks like the copyright regulations going through the European Parliament could spell disaster for all citizens.

Not arise and go, but stay and grow

Not arise and go, but stay and grow

Don’t fancy a move to the big smoke? Rural tech workers are proving they can have the best of both worlds, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: A choice companion

Gadget watch: A choice companion

There’s a situational aspect to tablets. They are unique among gadgets in that typically the ge...

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Hazy Border New England IPA Price: €3.90 You may have noticed a lot more 440ml cans on the shel...

Just defeat the Derry Pelé

Just defeat the Derry Pelé

With Paddy McCourt making his final trip to Belfield as a player, the UCD Bowl hosts a huge game to decide the destination of the League of Ireland First Division title. Emmet Ryan gives his horrendously biased analysis

Revisiting Pluto’s planet status debate

Revisiting Pluto’s planet status debate

Pluto failed to pass the third of three conditions to be considered a planet in the Solar System

3D printing - and scaling - at the speed of light

3D printing - and scaling - at the speed of light

An Irish firm is set to revolutionise the 3D printing process using smaller, cheaper, faster machines, writes Emmet Ryan

Cork firm Teamwork in stateside expansion

Cork firm Teamwork in stateside expansion

Boston move follows 'surge' in software company's North American business

Gráinne Dwyer's new Superleague challenge

Gráinne Dwyer's new Superleague challenge

With the new Irish basketball season kicking off, Emmet Ryan on the one big change that reminds us that nothing is permanent in sport

The trillionaire club

The trillionaire club

Amazon has joined Apple in the most exclusive club in business

Connected Podcast: The OG of European Young Scientist winners Grace O'Connor

Connected Podcast: The OG of European Young Scientist winners Grace O'Connor

Grace O'Connor joins Emmet Ryan to discuss the EU Contest for Young Scientists coming to Dublin in September and why she still cares about the competition nearly three decades on

Our survey says...

Our survey says...

The Connected annual survey of Ireland’s IT landscape in association with Compu b and Red C has proven positive for AI, but has thrown up a massive GDPR surprise, writes Emmet Ryan

Why Facebook really needs to Watch it

Why Facebook really needs to Watch it

The social media giant covets a piece of the YouTube and Netflix market’s action, but the launch of its new venture hasn’t exactly gone according to plan

Gadget watch: All systems go with Microsoft’s latest laptop

Gadget watch: All systems go with Microsoft’s latest laptop

The only piece of kit comparable to the new Microsoft Surface Go in wow factor in 2018 has been the Huawei P20, a smartphone