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URL shortener Trim gets cut off

It was costly and not worth the effort to compete with Twitter fave Bitly, according to a post by parent company Nambu Networks.

By Aug. 9, 2009


As the URL burns: The short-link soap opera

Tr.im creator Eric Woodward is bitter about Bit.ly, and not completely without cause.

By Aug. 18, 2009


URL shortener Trim takes a tumble

It's not yet clear what caused the temporary outage on Wednesday, but a link to a popular airline fare promotion may have caused server overload.

By Aug. 5, 2009


The case for enterprise micro-blogging

Contextual understanding of content is key for businesses. Tools like Tweetdeck help make sense of Twitter.

By Mar. 1, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 1200: Making the sausage (podcast)

On our 1200th episode, we give you special, unprecedented access inside the inner workings of the show. Or, put more accurately, we screw it up a lot. In the news, what little there is post-iPad hangover, a federal appeals court ruled that the FCC lacks the authority to regulate ISPs, Microsoft's Pink project is a collection of cute words coming out April 12, and it's raining tablets.

By Apr. 6, 2010


'Sex-positive URL shortener' Vbly launches

Launch of a new link shortening service shines a light on shortener policies.

By Aug. 19, 2009


Twitter business models in the fast and the long

Trends in real-time information and the desire to archive offer a window into business opportunities for Twitter.

By Aug. 14, 2009


URL shortener Trim reopens 'indefinitely'

Company announced just days ago it was going to shut down, but a new company blog post says it will continue to run until it's sold--whenever that happens.

By Aug. 11, 2009


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.

By Aug. 10, 2009


Gnip, Betaworks create short URL seed bank

Emergency database will let dead URL shortening services--or at least their short URLs--come back to life.

By Aug. 14, 2009