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Intel introduces new compression technology for surfers [CNN]



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>               INTEL INTRODUCES TECHNOLOGY TO SURF THE WEB FASTER
>                                        
>      January 19, 1998
>      Web posted at: 9:35 p.m. EST (0235 GMT)
>      
>      HILLSBORO, Oregon (AP) -- The World Wide Wait may be over.
>      
>      Computer chip giant Intel on Monday announced a way for Internet
>      surfers to download images twice as fast over regular phone lines
>      without any special equipment or software -- but it will add about
>      $5 to monthly access fees.
>      
>      The technology called Quick Web is installed on the computers called
>      servers that Internet services use to store and relay data. The
>      combination of Intel hardware and special software compresses all
>      the graphic images that are piped through the server, boosting
>      access speed.
>      
>      "The more pictures on the screen, the faster it is," said Dave
>      Preston, Internet marketing manager for Intel.
>      

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