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How about you ?
What about you?

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    The meaning is basically the same, in English we use these expressions to mirror questions back and forth so as not to repeat the original question, for example:
    a) Hi, how are you today?
    b) I'm fine thanks, how about you?
    a) Yes, fine thanks, what are you doing later?
    b) I'm going to see that new film starring Russell Crowe, what about you?
    a) I haven't made any plans, I don't know yet.

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