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.

Storage technology drives growth, says Dell executive

Storage technology drives growth, says Dell executive

Pressure on margins in the hardware market is creating opportunities for profits on the software front, according to Dell.

Why mobile is critical to Facebook's SME drive

Why mobile is critical to Facebook's SME drive

Just 4 per cent of the 25 million firms on the social network pay for advertising, writes Emmet Ryan.

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New password-stealing bug raises web security concerns

New password-stealing bug raises web security concerns

A vulnerability in online security software has raised questions about the security of nearly two-thirds of the world's websites.

Digital rights campaigners celebrate latest ECJ ruling

Digital rights campaigners celebrate latest ECJ ruling

Digital rights campaigners claimed victory at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) last week, when the court threw out the EU's data retention Directive.

Hungry for growth, ZinMobi targets US pizza delivery market

Hungry for growth, ZinMobi targets US pizza delivery market

Irish mobile software firm ZinMobi is targeting the US pizza market.

Business of Sport: The Spread

Business of Sport: The Spread

Mayo offer value in Derry clash

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Connected News: New jobs created at Bitbuzz

Connected News: New jobs created at Bitbuzz

Wifi provider Bitbuzz will create seven new jobs over the next three months, on the back of positive 2013 results. A further three positions will be created later this year.

Twitter selects Ireland as European SME hub

Twitter selects Ireland as European SME hub

Ireland is being used as the base camp for Twitter's Europe-wide push to get more SMEs advertising on the social network.

Connected News: round-up

Connected News: round-up

CWSI lands GEMA accreditation.

Connected News: Climote win at SEAI show

Connected News: Climote win at SEAI show

Home heating management firm Climote took home the Product of the Future prize at the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland show in Dublin last month.

Lectures to showcase women's IT factor

Lectures to showcase women's IT factor

A new lecture series began in Cork last week in an effort to showcase the success of women in technology.

Connected News: Connected launched in Dublin

Connected News: Connected launched in Dublin

Last month's launch issue of Connected was formally unveiled at an event in Dublin last month.