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.

Wexford Park leading GAA venues' wifi drive

Wexford Park leading GAA venues' wifi drive

Wexford GAA's county ground, Wexford Park, has become the first outdoor stadium in Ireland to install free public wifi.

Tommy's fizzy orange' creates a media storm

Tommy's fizzy orange' creates a media storm

Britvic and Fanta had a surprise social media boost last week on the back of last Sunday's episode of Love/Hate. The RTE crime drama returned for its fourth season last week, gaining 53 per cent of t

Bookmakers expect record betting on Dubs v Mayo

Bookmakers expect record betting on Dubs v Mayo

The prevalence of smartphones and in-game betting options is expected to see punters bet €4.5 million on today's All-Ireland Football Final, writes Emmet Ryan.

A subscriber scrum for Irish rugby

A subscriber scrum for Irish rugby

A battle between BT and Sky for broadband and sports subscribers is leaving Irish rugby financially exposed, writes Emmet Ryan.

Education is vital for protection against viruses

Education is vital for protection against viruses

Educating the end user has becoming an increasingly vital part of ensuring a successful anti-virus policy.

Strategies evolve as virus battle heats up

Strategies evolve as virus battle heats up

The battle between anti-virus developers and malicious parties is like a convoluted arms race.

HEALTHTECH: keyboard bashing

HEALTHTECH: keyboard bashing

Hundreds of thousands of Irish workers spend hours upon end every day striking letters on a keyboard with their fingers. Does this pose a potential risk to a user's fingers or is it safe? We investigate the impact keyboard bashing has on the average

HEALTHTECH: Social media under the microscope

HEALTHTECH: Social media under the microscope

Regular users of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook might spend a substantial amount of their social and work time logged on to these websites. Being fond of a site does not, however, make it addictive - or indeed bad for you.

HEALTHTECH: Electrosensitivity

HEALTHTECH: Electrosensitivity

We are surrounded by electrical rays, but are there ways in which they can mess with your mind? No one's thinking Manchurian Candidate situations, but people who claim to suffer from electrosensitivity are concerned that electrical and magnetic field

Thinking outside the storage box

Thinking outside the storage box

How to store data and where to store it are becoming increasingly relevant concerns for Irish businesses.

HEALTHTECH:

HEALTHTECH:

Technology isn't bad for you but the way you use it might be. How you interact with computers and other devices in your office can have a significant impact on your physical well-being. Is my PC bad for me?

Controlling Capacity

Controlling Capacity

External hard drives can be a secure form of storage, but care must be taken

Candidates Direct targets global success

Candidates Direct targets global success

Candidates Direct won the special award for campus spinout projects. By picking up the €10,000 award, the firm continued the long run of success for firms from Dublin.

Media Lightbox ready to build on win

Media Lightbox ready to build on win

Newry-based Media Lightbox emerged victorious in the diverse and competitive Best Emerging Business category at the awards.

Mcor chief praises Seedcorn experience

Mcor chief praises Seedcorn experience

Louth’s Mcor Technologies was the big winner at the 2008 All Island Seedcorn awards, claiming the honours in the Best Emerging International Business category.