Internet Explorer 6's long farewell says a lot about the enterprise, which is one reason the browser stuck around as long as it did.
Internet Explorer is still saddled with a reputation for being slow and behind the technology curve. Its developers clearly want to change that.
From the good-sport department, Microsoft takes a shot at itself with a Web game that encourages players to send Windows XP back to the early naughts, permanently.
NursingJobs concludes that it's cheaper to purchase new computers for its customers than to keep supporting Microsoft's 2006-era browser.
Microsoft's browser team apparently concludes the smaller set of new features in Firefox 6 warrants a smaller congratulatory cake.
Sauce Labs' 55 million tests of Web pages and apps find Microsoft's browser the most crash-prone, but IE10's error rate is a sixth that of IE6.
The Net pioneer won't work so hard to make sure its YUI components for building advanced Web sites work on Microsoft's 9-year-old browser.
Good news for bored office workers -- the chat feature that allows you to instantly message your Facebook friends is improved, so you won't be cut off mid-conversation so much.
The application for power-users will cease to exist in three weeks, though the web app will continue as it is.
The WebKit browser engine no longer unites Google and Apple, and the Chrome team is clearly excited to be free to move on its own.