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.

Are we alone in the universe? Time to ask Tess

Are we alone in the universe? Time to ask Tess

The Nasa/SpaceX satellite has found a handful of mysterious galactic neighbours which bring us one step closer to answering the question of who is out there

GadgetWatch: It’s game on for Microsoft mouse

GadgetWatch: It’s game on for Microsoft mouse

You’re not shelling out this much on a mouse unless it offers something extra and, naturally, the pro edition of the IntelliMouse has plenty

Bridging the ‘valley of death’ between data and industry

Bridging the ‘valley of death’ between data and industry

Ireland’s Centre for Applied AI, CeAdar at UCD, takes pioneering-edge research and uses it for what businesses need, closing the gap between academic projects and commercial application

New gig-booking service Applaud a hit with artists

New gig-booking service Applaud a hit with artists

A new online gig booking platform for musicians and venues has launched in Dublin. Applaud, a sub...

Facebook wants you to type with your mind

Facebook wants you to type with your mind

The social media giant is working on a headset that will allow users to type 100 words per minute with their thoughts

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Facebook will see $5 billion fine as a small price to pay

Facebook will see $5 billion fine as a small price to pay

Shareholders at Facebook will have heaved a sigh of relief as the social media giant escaped with a fine but no further punishment or restrictions, for its breach of privacy

The Great Hack brings clarity to Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Great Hack brings clarity to Cambridge Analytica scandal

A Netflix documentary on the exploitation of Facebook data by the now defunct political consultancy is a timely warning to the unwary

GadgetWatch: OnePlus takes on Huawei with its powerful 7 Pro

GadgetWatch: OnePlus takes on Huawei with its powerful 7 Pro

The top of the Android table has been dominated by Huawei for well over a year now, with Google t...

A tweak in the challenge for tech giants

A tweak in the challenge for tech giants

The announcement of a probe into some of the largest tech companies by the US Department of Justice will be unwelcome, though inevitable news for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter

Open season: R&A commercial director Neil Armit on the future of golf

Open season: R&A commercial director Neil Armit on the future of golf

As the Open, finally back in Portrush, concludes today, Neil Armit of the R&A has much to celebrate – not least his plan to attract more women and girls to golf

Irish IT security experts sound alarm bells over popular FaceApp

Irish IT security experts sound alarm bells over popular FaceApp

The app, which allows users to imagine what they would look like in 40 years, was developed in St Petersburg in Russia

OpenSky’s deal with bot firm to give vital access to developers

OpenSky’s deal with bot firm to give vital access to developers

The deal follows the announcement earlier this year by OpenSky, which provides digital transformation and back-office automation services for government organisations, of an investment of €2.5 million

Commercial director of the Open marvels at potential of women’s golf

Commercial director of the Open marvels at potential of women’s golf

Speaking to this paper ahead of the Open, Neil Armit said the boom in women’s sport was one which golf could build on

Virgin and Sky won’t play ball on BT Sport Irish rights

Virgin and Sky won’t play ball on BT Sport Irish rights

A source told The Sunday Business Post that Sky and Virgin were unlikely to come to an agreement for the latter to carry the channels following a change of distributor at the start of next month