Net offers lifeline to loved ones
Unable to connect via wireless and landline phones, many people posted Web messages, signed on to instant chat services, and used e-mail to contact friends and family.
September 11, 2001Did terrorists blow up the recovery?
Economy experts warn that the Sept. 11 attacks will dramatically affect consumer confidence and will have a major impact on industries such as travel and insurance.
September 19, 2001Spam, misinformation in wake of tragedy
Grieving Americans are flooding the Internet for solace and solidarity after the terrorist attacks, but consumer advocates warn they may also find scams and spam online. Donations are an easy target, and experts ask for vigilance.
September 13, 2001Computer recovery companies go to work
A relatively unknown niche of the technology industry becomes a local hero, as disaster recovery companies step in to get companies affected by the attacks back on their feet.
September 12, 2001H-1B workers fear backlash
Once the saviors of tech centers such as Silicon Valley, foreign tech workers find themselves the target of prejudice and hatred. Many tech companies step up to ensure workers are safe; yet long term, many fear restrictions on their rights in America.
October 24, 2001E-mail offers safe haven from anthrax
Use of e-mail skyrockets as a series of contaminated letters turns "snail mail" into a suspicious and potentially lethal form of communication.
October 16, 2001Net privacy in the face of terror
Privacy advocates are concerned that companies may have gone too far in handing over complete databases to law enforcement in the immediate aftershocks of the attacks without requiring a court order or a subpoena.
October 2, 2001