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.

Online bank Revolut pays price of fast growth

Online bank Revolut pays price of fast growth

Online bank Revolut, which claims to have 200,000 Irish users, had a rough week following a strin...

Motormouth Musk wants to retain top billing

Motormouth Musk wants to retain top billing

The controversial Tesla supremo had vowed to rein himself in on Twitter, but already he appears to be breaking his promise

Scurri chief says Brexit is a ‘win-win-win’ scenario for the company whatever happens

Scurri chief says Brexit is a ‘win-win-win’ scenario for the company whatever happens

Rory O’Connor is adamant that his firm’s systems can cope with Brexit at ‘the flick of a switch’, even in a no-deal situation

All eyes on Huawei after Mobile World Congress

All eyes on Huawei after Mobile World Congress

With Mobile World Congress (MWC) concluding in Barcelona, attention next turns to the end of the ...

Profile Lisa Fallon: Rebel with a cause

Profile Lisa Fallon: Rebel with a cause

Factfile Name: Lisa Fallon Age: 42 Appearance: focused and in Cork City gear Newsworthiness: Fall...

Hulkamania looks to end on a high

Hulkamania looks to end on a high

As it stands, Pat Burke is the only Irish-born NBA player in history. Aidan Harris Igiehon is a Clondalkin lad who has a ceiling way higher than anything Burke achieved

Huawei steals Samsung thunder with foldable phone

Huawei steals Samsung thunder with foldable phone

Huawei’s handsets are knocking it out of the park at every level

Yet another wake-up call for YouTube

Yet another wake-up call for YouTube

The video platform has been accused of facilitating paedophiles who are searching for content that exploits children. It needs to act to target the culprits

Firms being held to actual ransom by a new wave of cyber criminals

Firms being held to actual ransom by a new wave of cyber criminals

Ransomware attacks - when a company’s data is encrypted and they are blackmailed for the key - is now a $1 trillion industry, and attacks are on the rise, writes Emmet Ryan

Pint of view

Pint of view

O’Hara’s Irish Wit Price: €2.55 Availability: select off-licences It’s limited edition se...

Australian political hack should concern democracies worldwide

Australian political hack should concern democracies worldwide

Ireland’s concentration of high-profile data centres makes us, too, a potential target for state actors, warns expert

The fear of joy is real

The fear of joy is real

Winning consistently is not what UCD followers expect and it’s really awkward. Similarly, lengthy runs of defeats hurt too - and even more - but the norm, the sweet spot, is being run of the mill

Brexit divides make British MPs' Facebook unity stand out

Brexit divides make British MPs' Facebook unity stand out

There are basically no dissenting voices in the British political system to statements from MPs that Mark Zuckerberg had failed to show 'leadership or responsibility'

Connected Podcast: Máire Walsh of Enterprise Ireland

Connected Podcast: Máire Walsh of Enterprise Ireland

Enterprise Ireland's Máire Walsh joins Emmet Ryan to talk about what Irish tech firms need to do to expand into the US market

Irish firms slow to reply to Huawei question

Irish firms slow to reply to Huawei question

As telecoms companies roll out 5G, many remain coy as to whether they will be using Chinese phonemaker Huawei