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How to Make Your Internet Faster with Privacy-Focused 1.1.1.1 DNS Service

How to Make Your Internet Faster with Privacy-Focused 1.1.1.1 DNS Service

April 02, 2018Mohit Kumar
Cloudflare, a well-known Internet performance and security company, announced the launch of 1.1.1.1 —world's fastest and privacy-focused secure DNS service that not only speeds up your internet connection but also makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history. Domain Name System (DNS) resolver, or recursive DNS server, is an essential part of the internet that matches up human-readable web addresses with their actual location on the internet, called IP addresses. For example, when you try to open a website, say thehackernews.com, your DNS looks up for the IP address linked to this domain name and load the site. Since the default DNS services provided by ISPs are often slow and insecure, most people rely on alternative DNS providers—such as OpenDNS (208.67.222.222), Comodo DNS (8.26.56.26) and Google (8.8.8.8), to speed up their Internet. But if you use Cloudflare new 1.1.1.1 DNS service , your computer/smartphone/tablet will start resolving domain names within a bla
Elon Musk Plans to Launch 4,425 Satellites to provide Global Internet from Space

Elon Musk Plans to Launch 4,425 Satellites to provide Global Internet from Space

November 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
Big tech companies, including Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, are in the race of bringing Internet connectivity to unconnected parts of the world through wireless devices , flying drones , high-altitude balloons, and laser beams . But, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has big plans for bringing low-cost Internet service worldwide, and it all starts in space. Private rocket launch service SpaceX has asked the U.S. government for permission to launch 4,425 satellites in orbit to beam high-speed Internet down to the world, according to a newly filed application with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). That's a hell of a lot of satellites; in fact, the figure surpasses the total number of satellites in the Earth's orbit. Here's what the company's 102-page technical document reads: "The system is designed to provide a wide range of broadband and communications services for residential, commercial, institutional, governmental and professional users world
WiGig — New Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi Standard Ready to Boost Your Internet Speed in 2017

WiGig — New Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi Standard Ready to Boost Your Internet Speed in 2017

October 31, 2016Mohit Kumar
Get ready for faster Internet because the WiFi you know today is about to change and get much, much faster. The WiFi Alliance, a self-described "worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi," has finally certified " WiGig ," an ultra-fast, short-range wireless network technology that will nearly double Wi-Fi's current top speed. As many as 180 Million devices, including routers, smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other devices, arriving by the end of next year will support WiGig or multi-gigabit Wi-Fi 802.11ad on the 60 gigahertz band, the Alliance announced . This certification program aims to encourage the production of devices and hardware that not only operate in the "less congested" 60 GHz spectrum but can also fall back to the regular Wi-Fi – 2.4 or 5 gigahertz bands – for maximum interoperability. "Wi-Fi has delighted users for more than 15 years, and WiGig now gives users even higher performance in a rich variety of appl
Li-Fi is 100 times Faster than Wi-Fi Technology: Real-World Tests Prove

Li-Fi is 100 times Faster than Wi-Fi Technology: Real-World Tests Prove

November 26, 2015Mohit Kumar
Yes, it's time to shift from Wi-Fi to Li-Fi — an alternative technology that is 100 times faster than the average speeds of Wi-Fi . Scientists have just field-tested the new wireless technology called Li-Fi for the first time and achieved marvelous wireless speeds that are 100 times faster than current WiFi speeds. What is Li-Fi Technology? Li-Fi is a new wireless technology that transmits high-speed data using light (i.e. Visible Light Communication or VLC) rather than radio bands. In short, Li-Fi is a Super-Fast alternative to Wi-Fi. Earlier this year, scientists achieved mind-blowing speeds of 224 gigabits per second (Gbps) in the lab using Li-Fi. It's believed that this technology has the potential to change everything about the way we use the Internet today. And Yes, it will. Test Results: Li-Fi is 100 times Faster than Wi-Fi An Estonian startup company called Velmenni took the technology out of the laboratories and into the real-
Google's Project to Offer Free Superfast Wi-Fi Internet to the World has Begun

Google's Project to Offer Free Superfast Wi-Fi Internet to the World has Begun

June 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Imagine a city with Wi-Fi hotspot. Now imagine that it is free as well. This won't be just an imagination for long as Google has unveiled its new plan to bring Free, Superfast Wi-Fi to cities around the world. Sidewalk Labs, a Google-owned company that focuses on improving city living through technology innovations, has announced that the company will roll out free WiFi to everyone in New York City around September this year. But, How will the company do this? Google-backed Sidewalk Labs will convert over 10,000 New York's old phone booths into ad-supported " Wi-Fi pylons ." These booths will offer free wireless Internet access to anyone within 150 feet of radius. Sidewalk Labs is leading a group of investors acquiring Control Group and Titan , companies working to cover New York City with Free, Superfast Wi-Fi service. Besides offering free Wi-Fi, the booths are also intended to provide free cell-phone charging, free domestic phone calling
Google To Speed Up The Internet With Its New QUIC Protocol

Google To Speed Up The Internet With Its New QUIC Protocol

April 19, 2015Mohit Kumar
Google is trying every effort to make the World Wide Web faster for Internet users. The company has announced plans to propose its homemade networking protocol, called Quick UDP Internet Connections (QUIC) , to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in order to make it the next-generation Internet standard. Probably the term QUIC is new for you, but if you use Google’s Chrome browser then there are chances that you have used this network protocol already. What is QUIC? QUIC is a low-latency transport protocol for the modern Internet over UDP, an Internet protocol that is often used for streaming media, gaming and VoIP services. The search engine giant first unveiled the experimental protocol QUIC and added it to Chrome Canary update in June 2013. The protocol already included a variety of new features, but the key feature is that QUIC runs a stream multiplexing protocol on top of UDP instead of TCP. The Idea behind QUIC: QUIC was developed to s
Facebook Founder Wants to Make Internet Availability as Universal as 911 Emergency Service

Facebook Founder Wants to Make Internet Availability as Universal as 911 Emergency Service

July 08, 2014Wang Wei
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has a dream to make Internet access available to everyone across the world - Zuckerberg argues Internet should be a service as essential as of 911 in the case of an emergency. In a blog post published Monday in The Wall Street Journal , founder of the social networking giant highlighted the future of universal Internet access, along with the steps he thinks to achieve it. Today 2.7 billion people, just over one-third of the world's population, have access to the Internet, Zuck said, and the adoption has been growing at a very lower rate, by less than 9% each year. The rest of the world’s 5 billion people who do not have access to Internet are lacking access due to issues such as high costs or improper infrastructure. One may think that Zuckerberg’s vision sounds like a self-interested push to gain more users for its social networking service, Facebook. But its true that the world is currently facing a growing technological divide,
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