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Some communities are fighting back against vaccine scheduling bots that they say give the tech savvy out-of-towners the upper hand. Getty Vaccine-scheduling bots intended to make registration easier on seniors are facing backlash. A clinic in rural Massachusetts was canceled after 350 shots were reserved by out-of-towners.  As of Feb. 26, more than 70 million people received COVID-19 vaccine shots in the US, the CDC said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On February 19, health officials in Franklin County, Massachusetts, learned they'd be receiving 350 new doses of COVID-19 vaccine to make available to their residents at a local clinic.But...
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iPhone users have full access to TikTok's dark mode. Sheldon Cooper/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images You can turn on TikTok's dark mode on an iPhone through the app's Settings and Privacy menu. Dark mode isn't available for Android or desktop users yet — you'll need to have an iPhone. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Whether you're looking something stylish, or just a new look for your favorite apps, dark mode options are there for you. If you're on an iPhone (sorry, Android and desktop users), you can turn on dark mode in TikTok now too. This will make normally black text...
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Audible Live is an interview series hosted by the audiobook company featuring celebrities and authors. Morsa Images/Getty Images Audible Live is a series of live video events featuring authors and celebrities who have written their titles or narrated popular ones.  Audible requires a subscription fee, but you can enjoy Audible Live for free and without an Audible account. You can watch Audible Live events as they stream or watch replays on the Audible Live webpage. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Audible is so much more than an audiobook and podcast platform. The success of the Amazon-owned company has made it a...
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The method to block a number on an Android phone varies by make and model. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images To block a number on Android, tap the three vertical dots in the top-right of the Phone app and select "Block numbers." You can also block a number on Android from your recent calls by locating the number in your call log and pressing down on it until a window appears with the "Block" option.  If the number you want to block is already on your contact list, you can select the person's name from your contact list, tap the three-dotted icon, and choose Block numbers.
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U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla.,, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Orlando, Fla. John Raoux/AP Over a dozen GOP members voted by proxy while speaking at a big conservative conference. Their proxy notices all cited the "ongoing public health emergency."  A group of GOP lawmakers sued over the proxy system in 2020. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Over a dozen members of Congress speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, this weekend designated other members to vote on their behalf while they're gone while citing the COVID-19 pandemic. Active proxy letters filed...
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A dentist receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on January 8. mark Rightmire/Getty Images Two new studies suggest that people who had COVID-19 mount a stronger immune response to their first shot than those who were never infected. Other preliminary studies found that people who already had the coronavirus respond to their first shot the way other people do to their second. So it's possible some people might need only one shot to sufficiently protect them. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Both Pfizer's and Moderna's coronavirus vaccines require two shots: a prime dose, followed by a booster. The initial shot should...
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