Google doubts over ‘conflict’ minerals

US law aims to curb sales from African countries to fund violence

Intel nears $15bn deal to buy Altera

Transaction would be biggest in chipmaker’s history

Founder of Silk Road given life in prison

Ulbricht sentenced for running $200m online black market

Snapchat $650m raising includes Alibaba

Ephemeral message app reveals size of fundraising in SEC filing

Quindell completes £637m claims unit sale

Group a ‘very different company’ after rocky recent history

South Korean group buys Path social network

Daum Kakao revives Southeast Asia push

Small-cap Week, May 30

Eden Research, Elegant Hotels, Marimedia and Intelligent Energy featured

Mobile phone group EE will broadcast the FA Cup final between Aston Villa, above, and Arsenal live over its 4G network

FA Cup final to hit back of the 4G net

EE to broadcast Arsenal v Aston Villa match at Wembley

Week in Review

Week in Review, May 30

Court hears about Libor rigging; Chevron, John Malone and Snapchat also in the news

Twitter: out of character

Group must show explosive growth to justify its valuation

Equinix to buy Telecity for £2.35bn

Demand for cloud computing sparks latest in string of mergers among data centre operators

Apple’s Ive is tired of designing everything

Some regard him as the group’s most powerful executive

Google showcase lacks big new visions

Artificial intelligence applications stand out as significant

Google and GoPro in virtual reality deal

Tech groups team up to cut cost of technology

Avago/Broadcom: celebrations too early

Debt casts shadow over tie-up of semiconductor groups

Chipmaker Avago buys Broadcom for $37bn

Purchase would be largest tech acquisition since the late-1990s dotcom bubble

Google I/O: What’s next for Android?

Annual software developer conference draws thousands

Independent news sites swim with sharks

Recode deal shows how big groups are set to swallow minnows

Chipmaker Avago buys Broadcom for $37bn

Companies strive to boost exposure to growth markets

Staying in the picture: three action cams

Sony is catching up with GoPro while HTC’s Re can show both a trick or two