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.

Huawei’s plan for world domination

Huawei’s plan for world domination

Huawei overtakes Apple as the second biggest smartphone-maker in the world

Is there liquid on Mars? Yes. So what now?

Is there liquid on Mars? Yes. So what now?

Last Wednesday’s discovery of water on the Red Planet met with quite a restrained reaction, which in itself tells us something about our expectations of science

Cork firm’s €5m masterplan to corner market on smart home technology

Cork firm’s €5m masterplan to corner market on smart home technology

Smartzone’s joined-up thinking on domestic heating and security systems could secure it an extra million customers in Ireland alone

Gadget watch: Plenty of Bang for your buck

Gadget watch: Plenty of Bang for your buck

It’s been a while since these pages had a gadget worth a good look, but this is just a beauty. ...

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

Stiegl Grapefruit Radler Price: €2.99 Available: select off-licences Radlers have returned, alt...

Ireland looking for extra innings in Olympic push

Ireland looking for extra innings in Olympic push

Ashbourne isn’t exactly where you’d expect to find a crucial part of the road to Tokyo 2020 for Irish athletes, but it’s also an unlikely spot for a baseball diamond. Emmet Ryan on a dominant force flying under the radar

Google Glass half full?

Google Glass half full?

Glass was part of its desire to continually diversify

Forging new directions and challenging perceptions

Forging new directions and challenging perceptions

A futurist, New Yorker cartoonist, Silicon Valley banker and actress were among the speakers shaking up thinking at Dublin’s Inspirefest last month

Fail to prepare. . . even a row over a farting unicorn won’t distract from Musk’s failings this time

Fail to prepare. . . even a row over a farting unicorn won’t distract from Musk’s failings this time

Once more Elon Musk has found a most convenient distraction as serious matters come to a head. La...

Nationwide concussion network to be set up to train doctors in treatments

Nationwide concussion network to be set up to train doctors in treatments

A nationwide concussion network is being set up across Ireland by the University of Pittsburgh Me...

Four simple words

Four simple words

If your people aren’t able to get their non-work lives going smoothly, then it’s going to impact what they do on the job.

Instant gratification

Instant gratification

High concepts, enough buzzwords to fill a thesaurus and a whole lot of automation. All the same, for fintech to have a real impact, it’s going to come down to the customer, writes Emmet Ryan

Kildare right to stand up to HQ

Kildare right to stand up to HQ

They are making the game about the community

Microsoft’s big facial recognition leap

Microsoft’s big facial recognition leap

When it comes to privacy, your enemy is always Bob in accounting

Avanade spreads its wings in thriving tech market

Avanade spreads its wings in thriving tech market

The Accenture-Microsoft joint venture aims to pick up high-value customers in the competitive cloud computing market here