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5 things you need to know today

1. Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is facing 13 charges by the US Department of Justice, was a director of the company's Australian operation between 2005 and 2011 according to a Fairfax report.

2. British MPs have voted 317 to 301 in favour of Prime Minister Theresa May reopening negotiations with the European Union for a Brexit deal.

3. There were ups and dows for Wall Street overnight. At the close, the Dow Jones was up 0.21% while the S&P 500 was down 0.15% and the Nasdaq fell by 0.81%

4. Apple's revenue in China dropped by almost US$5 billion in the December quarter, typically its busiest period, with the company reporting revenue of $13.17 billion.

5. The deadline to opt out of My Health Record is tomorrow after originally being pushed back from November last year.

Published on: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

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