Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan

Emmet Ryan is editor of Connected and technology correspondent 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.

Farming out animal testing

Farming out animal testing

Micron Agritech grew out of an idea four students from Technical University Dublin came up with while studying

Happy birthday, Sputnik 1: The metal ball that kicked off the space race

Happy birthday, Sputnik 1: The metal ball that kicked off the space race

Without the Soviet innovation in 1957, we would not have been celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings this year

Lobby group Scale Ireland aim to make it more attractive to invest money into Irish start-ups

Lobby group Scale Ireland aim to make it more attractive to invest money into Irish start-ups

The newly created lobby group Scale Ireland wants the government to mirror Britain’s superior support for start-ups. There’s everything to play for

Make data work harder? Yes we can

Make data work harder? Yes we can

After working for the Obama campaign and Fortune 500 companies in the US, self-confessed data geek Eoin Hayes has returned to Ireland to set up a consultancy for start-ups and small businesses

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru

Emmet Ryan reviews the latest tech

Neumann's exit won't fix the WeWork mess

Neumann's exit won't fix the WeWork mess

The effective removal of Adam Neumann was inevitable, but now there’s the small matter of what on earth happens next

Golden chance for HTC to reclaim lost ground

Golden chance for HTC to reclaim lost ground

A refocus on phones, an educated market and Huawei’s woes have given Taiwanese phone-maker HTC a chance to break the US

‘Name that tune’ puts Spanish Point on track for global growth

‘Name that tune’ puts Spanish Point on track for global growth

The Dublin software company Spanish Point’s business-to-business digital support model looks set to take off internationally

Gadget Guru: Vodafone's Smart V10

Gadget Guru: Vodafone's Smart V10

Vodafone's new phones, Lenovo's digital assistant and an 'adequate' charger

It’s all about me, not We: Profile of Adam Neumann

It’s all about me, not We: Profile of Adam Neumann

Neumann really loves tequila, and he’s also a big fan of weed

Gaming conference due to host 10,000 people in Croke Park cancelled

Gaming conference due to host 10,000 people in Croke Park cancelled

Withdrawals by sponsors and cashflow issues have been blamed by the organisers, Venatus Events, for the late cancellation notice for the conference

Acountancy courses to introduce blockchain and crypto-currencies

Acountancy courses to introduce blockchain and crypto-currencies

In addition, supplementary courses for those with existing qualifications will be made available

Sunday Interview: Vodafone chief executive Anne O'Leary

Sunday Interview: Vodafone chief executive Anne O'Leary

Flexible working and 5G are the future for Irish business, says Anne O’Leary, chief executive of Vodafone

Apple continues to preach to the converted with a lacklustre launch

Apple continues to preach to the converted with a lacklustre launch

Its hardcore fans will be happy, but the US giant is mostly just playing catch-up, with little real innovation these days

Plenty of eastern promise on show at IFA

Plenty of eastern promise on show at IFA

Despite the absence of Apple, which only does its own big events and skips the likes of this and Mobile World Congress, there was a lot to talk about from the major manufacturers