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.

Unpredictability makes Fury v Wilder so appealing

Unpredictability makes Fury v Wilder so appealing

The American is favoured - because the information we can see with our eyes is that Fury isn’t ready for this fight, that at 30 he may already be spent

Rural scepticism over NBP revival is more than justified

Rural scepticism over NBP revival is more than justified

Every area that gets broadband on time will have those next to them wondering why their TDs haven’t got them sorted first

Listen up: is this the best idea since Instagram?

Listen up: is this the best idea since Instagram?

Former rugby professional Shane Monahan has already raised €500k for his exciting new start-up, but he would love to have an Irish backer, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch : Fujifilm’s latest Polaroid ready for its close-up

Gadget watch : Fujifilm’s latest Polaroid ready for its close-up

The latest Polaroid camera from Fujifilm to hit the market is a solid option for Christmas, with ...

It’s ok to like things

It’s ok to like things

There is no argument you can ever make to me that any moment in the history of sport tops a World Cup qualifier that ultimately proved irrelevant, a women’s under 18 basketball game, and a friendly in football. What would you have to gain by trying?

5G has a rural issue

5G has a rural issue

Relying on 5G and its successors to keep applying band-aids to gaping wounds simply isn’t going to suffice

SAP's Qualtrics deal may have some unexpected ramifications for Irish tech

SAP's Qualtrics deal may have some unexpected ramifications for Irish tech

It’s not quite open season on major software as a service (Saas) acquisitions, but there’s certainly going to be more chatter as the borders blur between sectors in tech

Government slammed over carbon tax snub

Government slammed over carbon tax snub

We must encourage use of more sustainable technologies

Ahead of the game

Ahead of the game

Irish-American entrepreneur Emmett Shear created Twitch as a niche product, little suspecting the game streaming platform would attract 140 million users

Selling the dream at a rain-washed Web Summit

Selling the dream at a rain-washed Web Summit

Once held in Dublin, the giant tech conference has now committed to its new host city, Lisbon, for up to ten years. The weather at last week’s event, though, was a reminder of home and its own beginnings

Bellew’s huge Usyk on Saturday night

Bellew’s huge Usyk on Saturday night

The lack of smack talking leading up to this fight has been refreshing. For once, the simple matter of two fighters who are really good, despite possessing radically different styles, makes matters intriguing

Getting inside the global draw of Web Summit

Getting inside the global draw of Web Summit

Many small and young firms were looking to make an impression amongst the tens of thousands of people milling around the Feira Internacional Lisboa

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Lambic & Stout Price: €24.99 for 750ml Available: Open Gate Brewery and select online outle...

Bad behaviour at the top is bad for business

Bad behaviour at the top is bad for business

Google employees’ walkout last week in protest at the company’s handling of sexual harrassment in the workplace raises questions for the entire sector

Adding a splash of colour to tech company  spaces

Adding a splash of colour to tech company spaces

Interior designer Niamh McCabe has taken an unconventional route, via creating a dating app and designing Maser’s studio, to building up a business transforming the offices of tech companies, writes Emmet Ryan