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 bets big on game streams

Google bets big on game streams

Google’s plan to create a Netflix of video games could wildly change the market if it succeeds, but has it bitten off more than it can chew?

Connecticut state gives two Irish tech firms a $1m VC leg up

Connecticut state gives two Irish tech firms a $1m VC leg up

The state venture capital arm of Connecticut is taking a closer look at Irish firms after backing...

Go home basketball, you’re drunk

Go home basketball, you’re drunk

Emmet Ryan on what's set to be a momentous weekend of basketball

Lyft is finally ready for the spotlight

Lyft is finally ready for the spotlight

Lyft announcing its IPO could mark a big change in the balance of power between it and its main competitor Uber.

What a tangled web the world has woven

What a tangled web the world has woven

Last week saw the 30th anniversary of the world wide web, but creator Tim Berners-Lee is decidedly underwhelmed by what we’ve done with it

‘World’s most innovative business’ makes Dublin key part of global expansion plans

‘World’s most innovative business’ makes Dublin key part of global expansion plans

Cloud software firm ServiceNow is launching a major Irish recruitment drive as it sets up a permanent docklands office

A small but very powerful contender

A small but very powerful contender

This version of the Elitebook comes with a hefty price tag, but it delivers because users expect ...

Katie Taylor enters the belt collector stage of the plan

Katie Taylor enters the belt collector stage of the plan

Bray boxer will have too much for Brazilian opponent

Get your nerd on for Pi Day

Get your nerd on for Pi Day

The day just happens to also be the birthday of Albert Einstein

Connected Podcast: Aoife Mulqueen of Vodafone

Connected Podcast: Aoife Mulqueen of Vodafone

Aoife Mulqueen of Vodafone Ireland joins Emmet Ryan on the big show to talk about how companies need to think broader about how they hire and retain staff

The Cork brewery going gluten-free

The Cork brewery going gluten-free

For Don O’Leary and Gordon Lucey of gluten-free brewery 9 White Deer, it’s not just about making the beers they like personally, but also the ones that people will buy

Zuck says it best when he says nothing at all

Zuck says it best when he says nothing at all

The Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg’s latest blog post went to great lengths to tell us very little of value or interest. It’s time the social media giant cut to the chase

How a savvy security company cleaned up by pivoting to the smarthome market

How a savvy security company cleaned up by pivoting to the smarthome market

Irish firm HomeSecure is shrewdly supplying what multinationals like Hive and Nest might not, writes Emmet Ryan

The exsanguination of a god

The exsanguination of a god

The comparisons to the Ajax teams of the 1970s and 1990s flowed freely, but this week's result against Real Madrid stands above the great comebacks both those sides can account for

Dark mode is here to sort of save us from sore eyes

Dark mode is here to sort of save us from sore eyes

Sleep is a thing we all need, not an option