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.

Lyra McKee’s life was a gift to anyone who knew her

Lyra McKee’s life was a gift to anyone who knew her

My friend Lyra McKee was not only a brilliant journalist, but a fun, kind and loving person

Gadget watch: Obeying the law of averages

Gadget watch: Obeying the law of averages

Sony has delivered a truly average device in what feels like a concentrated effort to use a phone as a piece of commercial living art to prove just how commoditised the bottom of the market has become

‘We focus on being the disruptor rather than being disrupted’

‘We focus on being the disruptor rather than being disrupted’

Boston firm LogMeIn is preparing to double its workforce to 400 in Dublin, as this is where it can find the talent, its chief executive tells Emmet Ryan

Finally, a new console to talk about

Finally, a new console to talk about

Emmet Ryan breaks down what we know about Sony's recently announced PS5

Way down in the hole, the cosmic ballet unfolds

Way down in the hole, the cosmic ballet unfolds

Last Wednesday’s first ever photograph of a black hole was just the latest episode in what have been an amazing few years for space discovery

‘The less glamorous the better’

‘The less glamorous the better’

Software engineering firm Guidewire deliberately focused on insurance from the get-go. Now it’s worth $8 billion, chief executive Marcus Ryu tells Emmet Ryan

Gadget Watch: The once and future hybrid king

Gadget Watch: The once and future hybrid king

It’s time to bow down to the king. There’s a reason the alternatives in the market are known ...

Danke Dirk: Europe's only NBA MVP

Danke Dirk: Europe's only NBA MVP

Dirk Nowitzki was a rarity in any sport these days, but especially in the NBA, as he spent his entire top tier career with the same team

Don’t try to live like Jack Dorsey

Don’t try to live like Jack Dorsey

The Twitter founder's routine has been doing the rounds as yet another example of a tech leader breaking the rules of rest, it involves using a sauna and an ice bath three times a day and eating only one meal a day on weekdays

Pick your spot

Pick your spot

From broadcasters in their bedrooms to major media organisations, Emmet Ryan speaks to the people changing the way we watch online

Editor's Note: What we do next

Editor's Note: What we do next

t’s rare for this corner to go back to the same topic twice in a year, never mind in consecutiv...

For me, basketballers in the GAA have always been the best decision-makers. You look at Liam McHale, Jason Sherlock, or Stephen O’Hanlon with Monaghan this year

For me, basketballers in the GAA have always been the best decision-makers. You look at Liam McHale, Jason Sherlock, or Stephen O’Hanlon with Monaghan this year

Four-time Kerry All-Ireland football winner Kieran Donaghy has turned his hand to helping the county’s hurlers, but in an entirely different code he plays basketball for Tralee Warriors, and is determined to see the sport on national television before long

Ryanair website prodigy has plenty of fuel left in the tank

Ryanair website prodigy has plenty of fuel left in the tank

John Beckett is best known for creating budget airline Ryanair’s website at the tender age of 17. But his tech company ChannelSight should ensure him a more balanced legacy, writes Emmet Ryan

Huawei is losing the trust war

Huawei is losing the trust war

The Chinese giant is launching top gadgets, but another security scare has now undermined its attempts to crack the western market

Despite his PR blitz, Zuckerberg is still a hard man to pin down

Despite his PR blitz, Zuckerberg is still a hard man to pin down

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg spoke largely off the record during his Irish visit last week, and doubts remain over his willingness to be formally questioned by governments, writes Emmet Ryan