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.

Strategies evolve as virus battle heats up

Strategies evolve as virus battle heats up

The battle between anti-virus developers and malicious parties is like a convoluted arms race.

HEALTHTECH: keyboard bashing

HEALTHTECH: keyboard bashing

Hundreds of thousands of Irish workers spend hours upon end every day striking letters on a keyboard with their fingers. Does this pose a potential risk to a user's fingers or is it safe? We investigate the impact keyboard bashing has on the average

HEALTHTECH: Social media under the microscope

HEALTHTECH: Social media under the microscope

Regular users of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook might spend a substantial amount of their social and work time logged on to these websites. Being fond of a site does not, however, make it addictive - or indeed bad for you.

HEALTHTECH: Electrosensitivity

HEALTHTECH: Electrosensitivity

We are surrounded by electrical rays, but are there ways in which they can mess with your mind? No one's thinking Manchurian Candidate situations, but people who claim to suffer from electrosensitivity are concerned that electrical and magnetic field

Thinking outside the storage box

Thinking outside the storage box

How to store data and where to store it are becoming increasingly relevant concerns for Irish businesses.

HEALTHTECH:

HEALTHTECH:

Technology isn't bad for you but the way you use it might be. How you interact with computers and other devices in your office can have a significant impact on your physical well-being. Is my PC bad for me?

Controlling Capacity

Controlling Capacity

External hard drives can be a secure form of storage, but care must be taken

Candidates Direct targets global success

Candidates Direct targets global success

Candidates Direct won the special award for campus spinout projects. By picking up the €10,000 award, the firm continued the long run of success for firms from Dublin.

Media Lightbox ready to build on win

Media Lightbox ready to build on win

Newry-based Media Lightbox emerged victorious in the diverse and competitive Best Emerging Business category at the awards.

Mcor chief praises Seedcorn experience

Mcor chief praises Seedcorn experience

Louth’s Mcor Technologies was the big winner at the 2008 All Island Seedcorn awards, claiming the honours in the Best Emerging International Business category.

HEALTHTECH: The perils of laptops

HEALTHTECH: The perils of laptops

Laptops are fast overtaking desktops as the device of choice for computing. With this in mind, Healthtech decided to take a closer look at these increasingly popular machines.

The choice of a new generation

The choice of a new generation

Online storage is still very much the new kid on the block, but this kind of service is developing a following that can't be ignored.

External hard drive option gaining ground

External hard drive option gaining ground

The spectre of security fears has loomed large over external hard drives for as long as the devices have been in use.

Last chance for companies to enter €280,000 competition

Last chance for companies to enter €280,000 competition

Time is nearly up for firms which hope to win a share of €280,000 in the 2008 All-Island Seedcorn competition.

HEALTHTECH: Repetitive strain injury

HEALTHTECH: Repetitive strain injury

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is part of a family of workplace injuries that can cause a lot of trouble for firms and their staff.