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.

Australian political hack should concern democracies worldwide

Australian political hack should concern democracies worldwide

Ireland’s concentration of high-profile data centres makes us, too, a potential target for state actors, warns expert

The fear of joy is real

The fear of joy is real

Winning consistently is not what UCD followers expect and it’s really awkward. Similarly, lengthy runs of defeats hurt too - and even more - but the norm, the sweet spot, is being run of the mill

Brexit divides make British MPs' Facebook unity stand out

Brexit divides make British MPs' Facebook unity stand out

There are basically no dissenting voices in the British political system to statements from MPs that Mark Zuckerberg had failed to show 'leadership or responsibility'

Connected Podcast: Máire Walsh of Enterprise Ireland

Connected Podcast: Máire Walsh of Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland's Máire Walsh joins Emmet Ryan to talk about what Irish tech firms need to do to expand into the US market

Irish firms slow to reply to Huawei question

Irish firms slow to reply to Huawei question

As telecoms companies roll out 5G, many remain coy as to whether they will be using Chinese phonemaker Huawei

Sport is a bubble. When you come out of it, life is different. I tell athletes to look ten years forward and work back

Sport is a bubble. When you come out of it, life is different. I tell athletes to look ten years forward and work back

Former professional sailor David McHugh has used his sporting experience to chart out a new career as a sports agent

Retraining workers to beat skills shortage

Retraining workers to beat skills shortage

One tech company has found a solution to the shortage of qualified people in the sector by upskilling its non-technical staff for engineering roles, writes Emmet Ryan

Tech sector also has a squeezed middle

Tech sector also has a squeezed middle

It’s great to have a start-up hub, but small tech firms have no homes to go to when they take their stabilisers off

The Goat and the kid

The Goat and the kid

Europe’s greatest ever baller is going to have one last moment in the spotlight in Sunday's NBA All Star game, just as his heir apparent is at his side ready to take the mantle

Is the future really foldable? Samsung is betting on it

Is the future really foldable? Samsung is betting on it

Technology for technology’s sake is always a risky play

How to make data management easy

How to make data management easy

Informatica, a multinational that distils data to help clients keep customers happy, is set to grow by two-thirds, writes Emmet Ryan

For the record, just taking notes won’t cut it

For the record, just taking notes won’t cut it

It was dismaying to hear former New York Times editor Jill Abramson downplay the importance of recording technology in interview situations

Where the buck stops

Where the buck stops

Henry Fonda is on the phone to Dan O’Herlihy and he’s about to ask him to do the unthinkable....

A game of bytes

A game of bytes

Ireland has become a power in the sports tech field in a short time, and regional towns are driving the international success. Emmet Ryan looks at how firms from the likes of Castlebar and Newry are delivering for the biggest names in sport

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Kinnegar Coco Joe Price: €3.49 It’s been a while since Donegal-based Kinnegar graced these pa...