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.

Google joins group lobbying to limit power of online safety commissioner

Google joins group lobbying to limit power of online safety commissioner

The IT giant wants clear curbs put in place on the extent of a potential commissioner’s powers

Amazon Web Services in a bullish mood at Re:Inforce

Amazon Web Services in a bullish mood at Re:Inforce

Amazon's chief information security officer came out to a packed hall in Boston’s Convention and Exhibition centre to talk about a need to end scaremongering in IT security

Blockchain experts see some value in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Blockchain experts see some value in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency

Unlike other forms of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin and ethereum, libra’s value will be linked to a basket of conventional currencies

A nervy few days ahead for Huawei and all in handset market

A nervy few days ahead for Huawei and all in handset market

Whether it brings good news or bad, the G20 Summit in Osaka should provide the Chinese phone giant with some answers as to what its future might hold

One-Zero is back in the game with focus on fans

One-Zero is back in the game with focus on fans

Patrick Haslett wants to build an international sports business conference where premium speakers will address the decision-makers in the sports industry

How Autodesk is creating tomorrow’s world today

How Autodesk is creating tomorrow’s world today

Prakash Kota of the software firm behind AutoCAD is confident that, rather than taking away people’s jobs, automated design can actually create new ones

Google sees an opportunity amidst Huawei’s struggles

Google sees an opportunity amidst Huawei’s struggles

Just as Huawei is dealing with its political issues, Google is ready to launch Pixel 4 - and its sneak announcement is coming from a place of unbridled confidence

Grill: Good to the last drop

Grill: Good to the last drop

Emmet Ryan selects the best beers to wash down all that meat at your summer barbecues

Busting the myths about blockchain

Busting the myths about blockchain

Claire Fitzpatrick of Consensys is spreading the gospel about a technology that she insists will soon be ubiquitous

Huawei grins and bares it as it prays for a break

Huawei grins and bares it as it prays for a break

Chinese phonemaker Huawei is putting on a brave face, but its impasse won’t be solved until Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meet later this month

Pint of view

Pint of view

8 Degrees Blue Ball 2 Price: €3.90 Availability: select off-licences 8 Degrees of Mitchelstown ...

Keanu ensures Microsoft gets people to go Whoa

Keanu ensures Microsoft gets people to go Whoa

An appearance by Keanu Reeves made sure that Microsoft and Xbox flat out won E3

Cyber Security: Fatigue is a warning, not a threat

Cyber Security: Fatigue is a warning, not a threat

Fatigue lets you know that your body needs rest, but it comes with two options, both of which lea...

Apple in tune with the times after belated platform makeover

Apple in tune with the times after belated platform makeover

Podcast listeners and creators should be the main beneficiaries of iTunes’ demise, while Apple TV wades into the crowded streaming market

Better safe than sorry?: Facebook's renewed efforts to stop the spread of harmful content

Better safe than sorry?: Facebook's renewed efforts to stop the spread of harmful content

Facebook is considering bringing additional restrictions to Facebook Live and changing WhatsApp i...