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.

‘We have the content to be the Spotify of fashion’

‘We have the content to be the Spotify of fashion’

Fashion retailer Zalando, Europe’s biggest e-commerce firm, is finally entering the Irish market, writes Emmet Ryan

Dublin-based Drop cooks up deal with electrical appliances giant LG

Dublin-based Drop cooks up deal with electrical appliances giant LG

The deal with the electronics giant was announced at IFA, the major trade show for consumer technology in Berlin

Rethinking your market

Rethinking your market

Editor’s Letter

GDPR had little or no impact, say a third of Irish firms in survey

GDPR had little or no impact, say a third of Irish firms in survey

The finding came from the annual Sunday Business Post Connected survey of Irish IT decision-makers, produced in association with Compu b and Red C

Don’t blame the Dubs as dominance breeds apathy

Don’t blame the Dubs as dominance breeds apathy

Dublin being great isn’t the issue, the predictability of their run to Sunday’s All-Ireland Football Final is. Emmet Ryan on how football is learning a harsh lesson hurling learned

No sympathy for those duped by warrenbuffet99

No sympathy for those duped by warrenbuffet99

WIth a high profile figure’s identity getting hijacked, there had to be some expectation that Twitter would step in

Learning curve for a Limerick firm

Learning curve for a Limerick firm

The founders of JumpAGrade want to prove that getting up to speed with school subjects needn’t be a painful grind

Gadget watch: New Galaxy Note won’t feel the burn

Gadget watch: New Galaxy Note won’t feel the burn

The cameras have been adjusted to be positionally nicer for users, as has the fingerprint scanner, which always seemed like it was in an odd spot on the Note 8

Eir avoids the wrath of the data regulators – for now

Eir avoids the wrath of the data regulators – for now

In the immediate aftermath of GDPR, every big brand in Europe is playing it safe. But somewhere down the line, somebody is going to leave the door open

Flushing out the seedings snafus

Flushing out the seedings snafus

Serena Williams has far more cause for complaint than Novak Djokovic about the seeding scenarios faced by both this past season

Facebook drops the hammer but did anyone hear it?

Facebook drops the hammer but did anyone hear it?

We might be through the looking glass after the relatively muted reaction to Facebook's actually doing something about fake news

Facebook has given itself a sporting chance

Facebook has given itself a sporting chance

In a clever bid to hold onto Generation Next, the social media giant now has skin in the game

The new old kids on the block expand their horizons

The new old kids on the block expand their horizons

After 25 years in business, DataSolutions was doing fine - but having unexpectedly launched into Britain, they wonder why they didn’t do it sooner. Emmet Ryan reports

Gadget Watch: Nothing to phone home about

Gadget Watch: Nothing to phone home about

After Nokia punched above its weight with the 7 Plus earlier this year, the challenge ahead of th...

Data Solutions in €8m expansion

Data Solutions in €8m expansion

Dublin-based IT reseller Data Solutions is investing €8 million in a new expansion strategy, as...