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.
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.
Microsoft's browser team apparently concludes the smaller set of new features in Firefox 6 warrants a smaller congratulatory cake.
Web developers aren't the only ones unhappy with Internet Explorer 6. A Microsoft marketing campaign urges people to upgrade.
Starting March 1, Internet Explorer users must be running at least version 7 of the browser in order to properly use Google Docs and Google Sites.
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.
"Dropping support for Internet Explorer 6 is not an option," Microsoft has declared, after 'the Internet' started buzzing with comments that the 8-year-old browser should be euthanised
NursingJobs concludes that it's cheaper to purchase new computers for its customers than to keep supporting Microsoft's 2006-era browser.