Google says that Internet Explorer 6 has reached its use-by date, and as of March 1st will support only version 7.0 or 8.0 of the Microsoft browser on its Google Docs service.
on 01/30/2010 – Made popular on 01/30/2010
Today, the Google Apps team announced that it will no longer support Internet Explorer 8 (and lower). Thank goodness. This will affect everyone using Google Apps: businesses, educational and government institutions.
If you use Google Wallet to buy and sell items online, start searching for another option. Google will be shutting down the Google Wallet for Digital Goods API on March 2, 2015. So everything will work just fine right up until that date. Support will be pulled immediately and Google is not going to offer another solution.
Google on Tuesday is making a big move with its Docs service, opening it up to all types of file uploads. This includes photos, movies, music, and ZIP archives, all of which will be stored on Google's servers.
Browser competition is now getting hotter and hotter. After Google launch the new Google Chrome 6, Microsoft is now preparing to launch the new Internet Explorer 9. This new version of Internet Explorer has many improved features. Microsoft claimed that this new version of IE is faster and more secure.
Google makes its Google Apps less useful - Will not play nice with Microsoft | TechEye
I've run into a variation of this with browsers. I am using FX ESR which only gets security updates. It's really for businesses that can't fix update muckups every other day (or when FX releases new stuff) According to Mozilla, this version of the browser is current.
In a move to possibly counter Microsoft’s future intentions, Google has just announced it acquired productivity giant QuickOffice. This is likely done because of the simple fact that more and more people are using their Android devices to do work on the go.