Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and technology correspondent 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.

Budweiser to sponsor Belfast Trojans

Budweiser to sponsor Belfast Trojans

Budweiser is the new sponsor of the Belfast Trojans, the reigning Irish champions of American football.

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Pint of view

Kinnegar Limeburner Pale Ale

Irish entrepreneurs still not competing internationally'

Irish entrepreneurs still not competing internationally'

Irish start-up businesses are still struggling to scale up to compete internationally, according to John Hartnett, founder of the not-for-profit organisation, the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG).

Jurys in online check-in trial

Jurys in online check-in trial

A new online hotel check-in system is currently being piloted by Jurys Inn.

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Pint of view

The first draught-only beer in this column comes from Metalman's Chameleon collection.

Apps of the month

Apps of the month

We're going Android heavy on apps this month.

Cover Story: Total connectivity

Cover Story: Total connectivity

It's the biggest bugbear of anyone on the move. You want to work, but without wifi, you're in a bind. Emmet Ryan spoke to Gerry McQuaid of Cubic Telecom about how communication will be a lot smoother in years to come.

Dell bids to unearth the next Stripe with new €10m fund

Dell bids to unearth the next Stripe with new €10m fund

''We have a vested interest in helping entrepreneurs be successful. It's a business win-win, if we can create the next Stripe or Facebook we have the potential to earn with them long-term." says Ingrid Vanderveldt.

Pint of view

Pint of view

Metalman Yerba. Price: €3.95. Available: Select off-licences.

Half of us work from home once a month

Half of us work from home once a month

Nearly half of Irish employees work at least one day a month from home, according to new research from O2.

Cover Story: The future is faster

Cover Story: The future is faster

Most of Ireland hasn't got 4G yet, but the South Korean government is already thinking of the next stage. Emmet Ryan asks if we really need these kinds of speeds on the go.

Cover Story: Wearable tech could save the world

Cover Story: Wearable tech could save the world

Smartwatches, fitness wristbands, and Google Glass are just the start of the wearable revolution writes Emmet Ryan.

Cover Story: Has Tom Cruise seen the future of advertising?

Cover Story: Has Tom Cruise seen the future of advertising?

With businesses striving to get more specific data about customers, what will this avalanche of information mean for advertising? Emmet Ryan reports on how companies could personalise the experience in years to come.

Cover story: It's time to dream big

Cover story: It's time to dream big

What exactly does the future hold for us? Emmet Ryan met Dell's managing director for Ireland, Liam Halpin, to talk about the technologies that will shape the way we live and work in years to come.

YouTube may skew TV's football wars

YouTube may skew TV's football wars

In the wake of BT's £900 million UEFA Champions League coup, the English Premier League has made peace with an online broadcasting giant, writes Emmet Ryan.