IE6 archive

  • Microsoft says IE6 must die
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    Microsoft says IE6 must die

    By 4 March 2011

    Microsoft has created a constantly updated countdown infographic to subtly nudge PC owners away from using the 10-year-old version of its web browser, IE6. Apparently, 12 per cent of surfers worldwide are still using Internet Explorer 6 in preference...

  • Funeral to be held for IE6
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    Funeral to be held for IE6

    By 23 February 2010

    The announcement from Google that it would be withdrawing support for IE6 from its web applications on 1 March sounded a death knell for Microsoft's outdated browser. And what comes after a death knell? A proper funeral. A Denver, Colorado-based design...

  • Google dropping Internet Explorer 6 support
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    Google dropping Internet Explorer 6 support

    By 1 February 2010

    Google has warned that from 1 March, users may find that some older browsers no longer work with its Google Docs and Google Sites products. The search company named IE6 in particular as a target. Google says: "Many other companies have already stopped...

  • UK Government defends Internet Explorer 6
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    UK Government defends Internet Explorer 6

    By 21 January 2010

    The UK government has thrown its weight behind Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 following denouncements of the browser from both the French and German governments in the wake of Operation Aurora, China's attack on Google and other companies. The Cabinet...

  • Ditch IE6 for IE8 else people go hungry
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    Ditch IE6 for IE8 else people go hungry

    By 1 September 2009

    The "Say No to IE6" campaign has gained more ground this week with a move from Microsoft no less. In an attempt to convince users of the eight year old browser to upgrade, it has said that it will double the donation it is currently making to US charity...

  • Microsoft responds over Anti-IE6 movement
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    Microsoft responds over Anti-IE6 movement

    By 11 August 2009

    Dean Hachamovitch, the chap who heads up the Internet Explorer team at Microsoft, has responded to the rising furor over the use of IE6 on the web. Many feel that the browser should be culled and users forced to upgrade. Hachamovitch points out that "the...

  • IE6 hatred momentum gathers pace
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    IE6 hatred momentum gathers pace

    By 9 August 2009

    The momentum of hatred for Microsoft's IE6 browser is starting to gather pace it seems as group of developers unhappy with companies and individuals still using the eight-year-old browser have created a movement against it. Called "IE6 No More" the campaign...