News@10: HTC To Debut Two Entry Level Android Phones, Twitter Surpasses 240 Million Accounts & Google

HTC will launch two new entry-level smartphones in partnership with China Mobile, one of the country's largest mobile phone operators. The first of them, the A3360, comes with a ST Ericsson T6719 SoC clocked at 416MHz with 384MB RAM and 512MB ROM. It won't come with Wi-Fi or GPS but will come with a front facing and a rear camera without flash.

More than 240 million Twitter accounts have been created as of today according to the data collected from Twitter's own mobile app on an iPhone 4. When user create an account and log in on a smartphone, they can check, via their profiles, their exact ranking. A test carried out yesterday showed that there are more than 240 million registered accounts (not actual users) as logged by Twitter.

Google will take on Groupon, Livingsocial and other cluster buying websites with its new Google Offers. A confidential document obtained by Mashable shows that “Google Offers is a new product to help potential customers and clientele find great deals in their area through a daily e-mail”.

US wireless carrier Verizon has filed a lawsuit to over turn the Federal Communications Commission's new Net neutrality rules. The lawsuit, which was filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenges the FCC's plans to prohibit Internet providers from blocking access to a particular website or application.

BT has launched an app for Apple iPad users that will allow them to access around 2 million Wi-FI hotspots across the UK. The app, which was previously only available for iPhone and iPod Touch users, has been updated to include support for the large-screen tablet device and is available as a free download from the App Store.

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