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Florida father arrested after toddler fatally shot mom during Zoom call

A Florida man was arrested Tuesday in the shooting death of a woman who was on a Zoom call when her 2-year-old fired a gun, officials said. The man, Veondre Avery, 22 faces charges of manslaughter and failure to securely store a firearm in the killing of Shamaya Lynn, 21. The toddler found the gun, […]

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Florida mother gets fatally shot by her toddler during work Zoom call

A Florida woman died after being shot by her toddler while she was on a Zoom conference call, police say. Shamaya Lynn, 21, was on a work-related call on Wednesday when she was shot, Altamonte Springs Police said in a statement Thursday night on Facebook. A person on the call dialed 911 when Lynn fell […]

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Zoom to pay $85 million for breaching user privacy by sharing data with Facebook, Google and letting hackers disrupt meetings

Zoom video teleconferencing software has agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users’ privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and letting hackers disrupt meetings. In a preliminary settlement, subscribers in the proposed class action would be eligible for 15% refunds on […]

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Nurse accused of theft appears on virtual court hearing giving butt injection

The coronavirus pandemic has moved physical meetings over virtual platforms and often goof-ups are captured which go viral. In one such incident, a nurse from Florida was seen performing a butt injection on a man when she appeared for her virtual court hearing. Niruka was appearing for a case of a third-degree grand theft charge. […]

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Doctor joins traffic court hearing on Zoom while performing surgery on patient

A doctor in Sacramento, California joined a traffic court hearing on Zoom while performing surgery on a patient. Scott Green was dressed in surgical scrubs in an operating theatre when he appeared at his virtual trial on Thursday, the Sacramento Bee reported. When questioned by the judge, Mr Green said he was happy to go […]

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Baby African elephant whose birth was live-streamed named ‘Zoom’

A baby African elephant whose birth was live-streamed by a safari park in Mexico has been named Zoom after the video chat app made popular by the coronavirus pandemic. The calf is the sixth born at the park in Puebla, southeast of the capital, to a herd of elephants rescued eight years ago in Namibia, […]

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Cat Interrupts House Of Lords Committee Zoom Meeting, Owner Handles Situation Like A Pro

A hilarious video that is being widely circulated online shows a cat briefly disrupting a House of Lords meeting by jumping into its owner lap and demanding cuddles. The video has left thousands amused since being posted on Twitter by Matt Korris, a clerk in the House of Lords – the second chamber of UK’s […]

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Man murdered by son during Zoom meeting, many on call dialed 911

About 20 people were tuned in to a Zoom conference call just after noon on Thursday when 72-year-old Dwight Powers unexpectedly slumped from his chair and disappeared off-screen. Near where Powers had been sitting in his Amityville, New York, home, his 32-year-old son, Thomas Scully-Powers, suddenly appeared, standing naked, witnesses told police. Several people on […]

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Commentator conducts Zoom meeting with pet dogs to review their annual performance

The video conferencing app Zoom is an office essential these days. From talking about a company‚Äôs weekly progress to the daily performance of the employees, everyone is dependent on video conferencing apps. In such a situation, Scottish sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter has also decided to use the Zoom calls, however, for a completely different reason. […]

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Couple host ‘pants optional’ wedding on Zoom amid lockdown

Mark Van Name and Jen O’Leary of New York City had been planning their wedding for months when the coronavirus pandemic began shutting down much of the city. The couple had planned to get married in a church, followed by a big reception – but as the state went under lockdown to contain the spread […]

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500,000 hacked Zoom accounts being sold on dark web

Zoom video conferencing app has seen an unprecedented level of growth in the past month or so. This is mainly because of the coronavirus pandemic that has forced people to stay indoors and work from home, leaving voice and video calls the only way of communication. Because of this sudden growth, several privacy and security […]