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.

Declan Rice debate a distraction from Ireland’s deeper issues

Declan Rice debate a distraction from Ireland’s deeper issues

Lots of people were shouting at a teenager online on Thursday because it’s easier than accepting that the structural issues weakening the Irish football team won’t be solved by one player

Paddy got paid

Paddy got paid

€110 million deal sees Paddy Cosgrave’s Web Summit commit to Lisbon for ten years

Drama turns to crisis as SEC sues for fraud

Drama turns to crisis as SEC sues for fraud

It looks like Elon Musk’s penchant for low-end theatrical gestures could scupper him in the end, writes Emmet Ryan

Stripe makes its next big move

Stripe makes its next big move

The Limerick brothers’ targeting of the Asian market leads the way for the next generation of tech entrepreneurs

A Force to be reckoned with

A Force to be reckoned with

Tech giant Salesforce brought the star power to its annual conference, writes Emmet Ryan in San Francisco

Donaghy’s hoop dreams

Donaghy’s hoop dreams

Warriors is a personal project for Kieran Donaghy

At Time, Benioff gets to be the money

At Time, Benioff gets to be the money

Last week, tech billionaire Marc Benioff finally landed a prize asset that has long been in his sights. But what will he do with it?

Taking wellness into digital age in a push to go global

Taking wellness into digital age in a push to go global

Spectrum Wellness is attracting the biggest tech companies by providing a huge range of corporate health services, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: Under a repulsive shell, a perfectly fine phone

Gadget watch: Under a repulsive shell, a perfectly fine phone

Encased in a hideous white shell, the N9 Lite is a phone that will never be stolen by anyone with even the slightest amount of taste

Inside the belly of the beast: Facebook's data centre

Inside the belly of the beast: Facebook's data centre

Scandal-hit Facebook is trying to rebuild trust by making itself more accessible to outsiders. So what does a tour of its Meath data centre reveal?

Joshua needs a spark from Povetkin on Saturday

Joshua needs a spark from Povetkin on Saturday

After fans suffered through his last title defence, heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua needs to entertain as much as win against Alexander Povetkin on Saturday

Musk’s knack of burying bad news

Musk’s knack of burying bad news

When SpaceX announced that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa would go around the moon and back in 2023, the first urge was to see what else was about to happen

No one could argue with the principle of rights protection, but two needless addendums to the EU’s proposed copyright rules are going way too far

No one could argue with the principle of rights protection, but two needless addendums to the EU’s proposed copyright rules are going way too far

It was supposed to be one of the most boring directives ever passed by the European Union. Now it looks like the copyright regulations going through the European Parliament could spell disaster for all citizens.

Not arise and go, but stay and grow

Not arise and go, but stay and grow

Don’t fancy a move to the big smoke? Rural tech workers are proving they can have the best of both worlds, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: A choice companion

Gadget watch: A choice companion

There’s a situational aspect to tablets. They are unique among gadgets in that typically the ge...