Meta to blur Instagram messages containing nudity

The social media company is facing mounting pressure over harmful content on its apps

Apple warns of severe ‘mercenary spyware attack’ on users in 92 countries

Mercenary spyware attacks are rare and vastly more sophisticated than regular cybercriminal activity

GUGU LOURIE: Shoprite’s bold move towards retail innovation in Africa

Retailer recognises that partnerships with start-ups can help capture and grow market

Electronics group Ellies shutting down after 45 years

The company is going into liquidation but operating entities will continue in business rescue

EU tech law leads to surge in independent browsers

Digital Markets Act forces big tech companies to offer mobile users a list of options to Chrome, Bing and Safari

Reunert to combine IQbusiness and +OneX

Merger into a single brand will combine technology services, insights, consulting, solutions, and managed services

German broadcaster to sell assets but opposes pressure for breakup

Shareholder MFE-MediaForEurope proposes splitting the group’s e-commerce and dating assets from its core TV operations

WildEarth’s DStv campaign frustrates MultiChoice

Group says it will not bow to public pressure from the wildlife channel, which is gearing up to leave DStv due to a pay dispute

Canal+ inches closer to takeover of MultiChoice

Standard Bank appointed to express view on fairness and reasonableness of terms of offer

Rally in Nigerian currency buoys MTN share price

The stock is up 12% over the month, in line with positive momentum in the Nigerian currency against the dollar

Samsung expects tenfold jump in quarterly profit

But the shares dip as chip business proves slow to catch rivals

Tencent turns focus to in-house games in strategic pivot

Tencent reported a slight decline in fourth-quarter gaming sales and also flagged that overall gaming revenue this quarter would be soft