CNET News Daily Podcast: Trim gets shortened

On Monday's podcast: a URL shortener goes offline. Also, in online news, check deposits, General Motors, and the British military. Plus, Microsoft charges for what had been free, and more.

Consolidation in the URL shortening space was bound to happen eventually. And it has begun. One such service found at Tr.im has shut down, taking thousands of short links with it.

In other broken promises: Microsoft's formerly free-forever small business sites now carry a yearly domain registration fee.

But there's good news for iPhone users: one bank now lets you deposit checks just by taking an iPhone picture of them.

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Today's stories:

Bank to offer check deposits via iPhone

Click to drive: GM, eBay join to sell new cars online

URL shortener Trim gets cut off

Microsoft backtracks on free Office Live domains

Publicis Groupe to buy Microsoft's Razorfish

Mozilla issues first Firefox 3.6 alpha version

British military encouraged to get online

Google Voice to be retooled as Web app for iPhone

British Steam Car: Think quick

 

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