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Lanacom was a software firm based in Toronto, founded by ex-Delrina executive Tony Davis. It focused on "push" content software for the Internet. In early 1997 the firm released a product called "Headliner", a program which automatically collated and delivered content derived from Internet sources. It offered several different types of interfaces for the end-user: Ticker (news ticker), NewsTitle (just the news titles) and ScreenSaver.

The firm was bought out in July 1997 by BackWeb.


  • "Delrina Winfax creator joins news gathering biz - Lanacom's Headliner Internet information management software", Computing Canada, January 6, 1997

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