5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
06:35, 23rd February 2021

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

 

5. Audio-only social network iPhone app Clubhouse has confirmed that it experienced a data spill on Sunday.

But US cyber-security researchers tweeted that a user had found a way to stream audio to another website.

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4. Facebook has announced it will restore news content to its users in Australia.

The social media giant has blocked news to Australians since last Thursday in response to a proposed law which would make it and Google pay news publishers for content.

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3. HSBC has signalled its "pivot to Asia", outlining plans to invest about $6bn (£4.3bn) in the region.

The strategy update came as HSBC reported a 34% drop in profits for 2020 partly due to the impact from Covid-19.

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2. China has regained its position as India's top trading partner despite a decaying relationship between the Asian neighbours.

The two countries were involved in a bloody border conflict last year and saw India ban 220 Chinese tech apps.

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1. Boris Johnson has insisted his four-step plan to ease England's lockdown is a "one-way road to freedom".

The prime minister's "cautious" strategy could see the Covid restrictions fully eased by 21 June - if strict conditions are met.

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