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.

Cover Story: Wearable tech could save the world

Cover Story: Wearable tech could save the world

Smartwatches, fitness wristbands, and Google Glass are just the start of the wearable revolution writes Emmet Ryan.

Cover Story: Has Tom Cruise seen the future of advertising?

Cover Story: Has Tom Cruise seen the future of advertising?

With businesses striving to get more specific data about customers, what will this avalanche of information mean for advertising? Emmet Ryan reports on how companies could personalise the experience in years to come.

Cover story: It's time to dream big

Cover story: It's time to dream big

What exactly does the future hold for us? Emmet Ryan met Dell's managing director for Ireland, Liam Halpin, to talk about the technologies that will shape the way we live and work in years to come.

YouTube may skew TV's football wars

YouTube may skew TV's football wars

In the wake of BT's £900 million UEFA Champions League coup, the English Premier League has made peace with an online broadcasting giant, writes Emmet Ryan.

Firstperson: Rachael Vanderwal

Firstperson: Rachael Vanderwal

Rachael Vanderwal 30, basketball player, Cork

Looking forward to the digital age of 2064

Looking forward to the digital age of 2064

Irish secondary school students will forecast the technology of 2064 at an event in Limerick this week.

CIB News: CWSI teams up with Samsung

CIB News: CWSI teams up with Samsung

Mobile technology firm CWSI has become the Irish partner for Samsung's mobile security system Samsung KNOX.

Editor's Comment: Forging connections

Editor's Comment: Forging connections

Look at your phone. I'm serious, put it in your hand and look at it. Right now you are holding substantially more computing power than it took to send a rocket to the moon in 1969.

NBA coughs up $500 million to end rights deal

NBA coughs up $500 million to end rights deal

One of the most lopsided TV rights deals in history has finally been settled in a big pay-off to owners of a team that hasn’t existed for almost 40 years.

Green Letterbox to post €1m funding

Green Letterbox to post €1m funding

Dublin start-up Green Letterbox is looking towards a paperless future to grow its business , writes Emmet Ryan.

Limerick taps into its tech potential

Limerick taps into its tech potential

Dell director Anthony Quigney sees the firm's Limerick centre undergoing further growth, writes Emmet Ryan.

TCube set for major expansion in 2014

TCube set for major expansion in 2014

TCube, a Dublin-based IT education and networking organisation, plans to increase its events five-fold in 2014.

Tablet usage lags behind

Tablet usage lags behind

Tablets may be the gift of choice this Christmas but their market penetration remains low, according to new research by StatCounter.

The race for Generation I

The race for Generation I

Irish universities need to up their game in the competition for overseas students, says TerminalFour chief Piero Tintori, writes Emmet Ryan.

Integrity Solutions set for US expansion next year

Integrity Solutions set for US expansion next year

Dublin-based IT security firm Integrity Solutions is looking to expand into the US in 2014. The move follows a 30 per cent growth in client and staff numbers at the firm in 2013.