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.

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...

From racetrack to polo field

From racetrack to polo field

For every champion, there are thousands of racehorses who never achieve return on investment. Siobhán Herbst believes retraining them as polo horses may change that, writes Emmet Ryan

Introducing Ireland’s basketball prodigy

Introducing Ireland’s basketball prodigy

At 17 Aidan Harris Igiehon has taken on more challenges than most do in a lifetime in his quest to make the NBA. Emmet Ryan on the Clondalkin kid who has his priorities straight in his quest for the big time

Strictly a crossover bet by the BBC

Strictly a crossover bet by the BBC

The viewer bases for Strictly Come Dancing and top YouTube stars haven’t got massive crossover, yet, but the BBC is thinking ahead with its bet on Joe Sugg

Woebot to open engineering office in Dublin

Woebot to open engineering office in Dublin

Wellness firm has raised €8.1m in funding

Enbio plans staff boost to drive space programme link

Enbio plans staff boost to drive space programme link

Dublin-based tech firm Enbio plans to add over 80 jobs over the next five years on the back of it...

Musk’s Arab spring could be Tesla’s undoing

Musk’s Arab spring could be Tesla’s undoing

The Tesla boss has raised eyebrows by courting Saudi money. But his suggestion of taking the car maker private could cost him more dearly

Off on a run to the sun

Off on a run to the sun

Enbio started off life as an orthopaedics firm, but found that its technology was perfect for use in solar exploration, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: Not a giant leap forward for Google’s VR headset

Gadget watch: Not a giant leap forward for Google’s VR headset

There’s not a whole lot of kit inside Google’s Daydream View, and that’s rather the point. ...

Oh dear, they might actually do it

Oh dear, they might actually do it

UCD’s run throughout the League of Ireland season has caused this corner immense stress. Emmet Ryan on the trouble with winning

Twitter's InfoWars stance shortsighted

Twitter's InfoWars stance shortsighted

Twitter depends on keeping the cash flowing as much as it does on maintaining engagement