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.

Collectable whiskeys under the hammer at new Irish auction site

Collectable whiskeys under the hammer at new Irish auction site

Aficionados and speculators looking for new Irish brands are expected to pay thousands for special bottles

The latest security scare in the rear view mirror

The latest security scare in the rear view mirror

No matter how hard the regulator comes down on Facebook over its latest data breach, users jaded with cries of ‘wolf’ are unlikely to be scared off

How a global firm grew out of a small town

How a global firm grew out of a small town

Carrick-on-Shannon is part of a new north-western tech hub, as Cora Systems’ expansion shows.

Editor’s Letter: Visions of the thing to be

Editor’s Letter: Visions of the thing to be

This month’s cover story addresses the opportunities and challenges that come with being laser focused in business by visiting a city which is booming, where the Irish are making their mark

A walk in San Francisco

A walk in San Francisco

Emmet Ryan returns to the city by the bay for a stroll, to meet the Irish in the tech sector there – and to see what San Francisco is today

Declan Rice debate a distraction from Ireland’s deeper issues

Declan Rice debate a distraction from Ireland’s deeper issues

Lots of people were shouting at a teenager online on Thursday because it’s easier than accepting that the structural issues weakening the Irish football team won’t be solved by one player

Paddy got paid

Paddy got paid

€110 million deal sees Paddy Cosgrave’s Web Summit commit to Lisbon for ten years

Drama turns to crisis as SEC sues for fraud

Drama turns to crisis as SEC sues for fraud

It looks like Elon Musk’s penchant for low-end theatrical gestures could scupper him in the end, writes Emmet Ryan

Stripe makes its next big move

Stripe makes its next big move

The Limerick brothers’ targeting of the Asian market leads the way for the next generation of tech entrepreneurs

A Force to be reckoned with

A Force to be reckoned with

Tech giant Salesforce brought the star power to its annual conference, writes Emmet Ryan in San Francisco

Donaghy’s hoop dreams

Donaghy’s hoop dreams

Warriors is a personal project for Kieran Donaghy

At Time, Benioff gets to be the money

At Time, Benioff gets to be the money

Last week, tech billionaire Marc Benioff finally landed a prize asset that has long been in his sights. But what will he do with it?

Taking wellness into digital age in a push to go global

Taking wellness into digital age in a push to go global

Spectrum Wellness is attracting the biggest tech companies by providing a huge range of corporate health services, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: Under a repulsive shell, a perfectly fine phone

Gadget watch: Under a repulsive shell, a perfectly fine phone

Encased in a hideous white shell, the N9 Lite is a phone that will never be stolen by anyone with even the slightest amount of taste

Inside the belly of the beast: Facebook's data centre

Inside the belly of the beast: Facebook's data centre

Scandal-hit Facebook is trying to rebuild trust by making itself more accessible to outsiders. So what does a tour of its Meath data centre reveal?