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.

Connected Podcast: Richard Barnwell of Digit Games talks Star Trek and selling on mobile

Connected Podcast: Richard Barnwell of Digit Games talks Star Trek and selling on mobile

Richard Barnwell, CEO of Digit Games, talks to Emmet Ryan for the latest Connected podcast

The problems are a touch too obvious

The problems are a touch too obvious

Emmet Ryan on the latest season of Charlie Brooker's tech obsessed anthology series

Young blood: The 30 under 30 to watch in Irish tech

Young blood: The 30 under 30 to watch in Irish tech

Now in its fourth year, Connected has searched far and wide to find the 30 most interesting people in Irish tech. Emmet Ryan introduces you to the faces of change

Editor’s Letter: Somebody’s got to save our hides

Editor’s Letter: Somebody’s got to save our hides

This month sees the annual publication of our 30 under 30 list, where we recognise the best and b...

Applying a human touch to AI

Applying a human touch to AI

Former child prodigy Kriti Sharma has set up a social enterprise that uses Artificial Intelligence for social good, she tells Emmet Ryan

Facebook can broaden its horizons with Instagram

Facebook can broaden its horizons with Instagram

It’s hard to compete with Google’s YouTube, but if the social media giant wants to stay in the game, it will have to risk taking a new position on video

Gotta catch all 40 winks

Gotta catch all 40 winks

Emmet Ryan on the pursuit to 'turn sleep into entertainment'

Trump and Xi must smooth over the Google-Huawei row or everyone will lose out

Trump and Xi must smooth over the Google-Huawei row or everyone will lose out

The decision by Google to restrict Huawei’s access to its Play Store and suite of apps is a blow to the Chinese phone maker, but not one it will sit back and take on the chin

A newcomer with an edge

A newcomer with an edge

Google's Pixel 3a and 3a XL are trying to woo the people who were intrigued by the Pixel 3 but turned off by its price

Stripe lobbied two ministers over payments rules

Stripe lobbied two ministers over payments rules

The Strong Customer Authentication, an additional layer of security around personal transactions to PSD2 (the second Payment Services Directive), comes into force on September 14

Connected Podcast: Webby nominee Barry O'Sullivan of BBDO

Connected Podcast: Webby nominee Barry O'Sullivan of BBDO

O’Sullivan and his team put together a virtual reality experience to make people see through the eyes of a drunk driver

Alexa, bias, and the trouble with how we think about voices

Alexa, bias, and the trouble with how we think about voices

Are the voices we assign to digital assistants reinforcing stereotypes?

A new dimension for data mining

A new dimension for data mining

Set up by giants IBM and MasterCard last year, Sandyford-based Trūata finds ways for companies to mine data while complying with GDPR. Emmet Ryan meets its chief privacy officer Aoife Sexton

A little leeway goes a long way

A little leeway goes a long way

People with ASD can contribute hugely to a business, but struggle in a typical office environment. Hiren Shukla wants to change that, writes Emmet Ryan

Gadget watch: The phone which would be king – any other year

Gadget watch: The phone which would be king – any other year

There’s a scale when it comes to smartphones. By any reasonable measure, the S10+ is a phenomen...