Also, CitySearch, a startup competitor, said it formed an alliance with The Toronto Star to create a Toronto city guide. The paper was a participant in the most recent round of funding for CitySearch. Bruce Annan was named general manager of Toronto CitySearch; he also serves as director of Torstar Electronic Publishing. CitySearch on Tuesday said it signed an agreement with BackWeb, a push technology company, to deliver community information to computer desktops.
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