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.

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

Pint Of View

Pint Of View

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GoFundMe chief: Irish ‘are top of the giving parade’

GoFundMe chief: Irish ‘are top of the giving parade’

Rob Solomon describes this country as ‘a fast-growing market’ for the hugely successful crowdfunding platform he leads

For Apple, simply being Apple isn’t enough

For Apple, simply being Apple isn’t enough

The tech giant unveiled a trio of services for news, banking and TV in recent days. So why does it all feel so, well, meh?

Huawei delivers a souped-up smartphone to crack America

Huawei delivers a souped-up smartphone to crack America

This phone is built for one purpose: to get Huawei phones into the United States

OSI is ahead of the cloud, says Amazon Web Services chief

OSI is ahead of the cloud, says Amazon Web Services chief

Max Peterson of AWS says the Ordnance Survey of Ireland is leading the way for other state bodies

Four out of ten in legal profession could lose jobs to tech

Four out of ten in legal profession could lose jobs to tech

The research was by Lextech, a subsidiary of Leman Solicitors, which has ten staff and was launched last week in Dublin

161 chances left to matter

161 chances left to matter

Baseball still struggles to find an audience on this side of the pond, but the decision to bring the two biggest names in the sport to London is a strong statement

Twilight Zone reboot is eagerly awaited

Twilight Zone reboot is eagerly awaited

A show that lives in the shades of grey that define our lives

Finding their own software voices

Finding their own software voices

Two very different Irish companies are reaping the benefits of working with speaker technology devices like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri

Fexco keeps its Kerry cool as it faces down era-defining change

Fexco keeps its Kerry cool as it faces down era-defining change

The global payments firm is reaping the benefits of being ahead of the fintech curve – and its head of global payments says it’s planning to take EU reforms to payment services in its stride

Gadget watch: Room for a view

Gadget watch: Room for a view

In spite of the sheer size of Sony as an overall consumer electronics business, it’s quite happ...