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.

‘Grilling’ of Zuckerberg turned into a lukewarm going-over

‘Grilling’ of Zuckerberg turned into a lukewarm going-over

The Facebook chief's response to MEPs was far from satisfying. He pointed to the moves made here in Ireland and in Canada, but he wasn’t challenged on the efficacy of said initiatives

The unlikely lads

The unlikely lads

The Vegas Golden Knights were meant to be awful, they were meant to have to wait many years for relevancy. Now they get a shot at one of the greatest prizes in sport. Emmet Ryan on an unlikely and inspiring story

Rekognition is watching (some of) you

Rekognition is watching (some of) you

Amazon’s facial recognition tool is really bad at tracking non-caucasians

Making it easier to find the perfect fit

Making it easier to find the perfect fit

At Indeed’s annual conference Indeed Interactive in Austin, Texas, the job search giants are focused on innovations such as ‘structured interviews’ and new tools for both job seekers and companies

We wanted to show that Galway was a great place to build companies from

We wanted to show that Galway was a great place to build companies from

After a hugely successful career in Saudi Arabia, Maurice O’Gorman came back to Ireland to help set up the now thriving Galway City Innovation District

Time for blustering Musk to put up or shut up

Time for blustering Musk to put up or shut up

The Tesla founder can't rely on hot air and distractions for ever, writes Emmet Ryan

Grim numbers for online abuse

Grim numbers for online abuse

Accounts that exhibit suspicious behaviours will now be treated with a keener eye

Gadget watch: Nokia on the highway to success

Gadget watch: Nokia on the highway to success

Nokia has essentially gone for the mid-range max with the 7 Plus. By not trying to compete with the Galaxy S9, it actually creates an opening to do battle with it

Minecraft whizzkids hit the mother lode

Minecraft whizzkids hit the mother lode

Derry software developer Jonathan Black and his company Blockception have hit the big time with their creative tools for the blockbuster game, writes Emmet Ryan

Leinster need that first step to be certain of the road back

Leinster need that first step to be certain of the road back

The post Joe Schmidt era has been a rebuilding process for Leinster. Now it’s a mad dash over to show it has borne fruit. The Champions Cup final is the end of the beginning

Inexcusable tardiness from Facebook and Google

Inexcusable tardiness from Facebook and Google

Tech giants should have been ahead of this and not needed the world at large to make them move

The brightest heaven of invention

The brightest heaven of invention

An actor, a comic, a musician and a painter. Emmet Ryan meets four Irish people who are seeing technology change the way they work

‘Weather makes Ireland a great place to test self-driving cars’

‘Weather makes Ireland a great place to test self-driving cars’

Philip McNamara, Voxpro vice-president of business development for North America, tells Emmet Ryan why he sees this country as a perfect test bed for his company

Musk needs to start answering 'boring' questions

Musk needs to start answering 'boring' questions

The Tesla founder described questions from analysts as boring. But it’s not really boring to wonder how exactly the business is going to dampen its extraordinary cash-burning issues

Tech gadgets: P20 Pro is smarter by a mile

Tech gadgets: P20 Pro is smarter by a mile

Everything about this phone is just plain better than what else is on the market