Lightning fast Google Chrome update set to be unveiled.

2016 January 22

Google has recently announced plans to update it's Chrome browser with major improvements to loading speed. Using the Brotli data compression algorithm, unveiled in September, will allow Chrome to compress webpages an additional 26% over their previous compression technology known as Zopfli.


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The name Brotli, like it's predecessor, is based on a Swiss baked good and translates as "small bread". The news of the switchover was unveiled by Google engineer Ilya Grigorik in a Google+ post. Google has designated the Brotli code as open source and already competitor Mozilla, has announced it will use the code in it's next version of it's Firefox Browser. Chrome is currently on version 45 after several successive quality upgrades.

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