Vimeo, New Form Digital team on original series by Jim Henson Co.; Showbox raises $8M Series A funding

More online video news from across the Web:

> Vimeo is teaming with New Form Digital to collaborate with The Jim Henson Company on a new original series, Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures. Release

> The technology world sent a message to Adobe last week: Let Flash die (the software, not Flash Gordon). WSJ article (sub. req.)

> The "homework gap" is leaving behind children from lower-income families, because, increasingly, a broadband connection is required to complete homework, scholarship applications, and other education-related activities, said FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. Miami Herald op-ed

> Microsoft signed a letter of intent to buy Tel Aviv-based cloud information security company Adallom for about $320 million in cash. WSJ article (sub. req.)

> Hulu may give its users an ad-free subscription option for a higher price of $12 to $14. WSJ article (sub. req.)

> The NFL is retiring Game Rewind and replacing it soon on Apple TV with NFL Game Pass. 9to5Mac article

> BuzzFeed, Taylor Swift's VEVO channel, and the NBA generated the most combined views across Facebook, Vine, Instagram and YouTube in June. ReelSEO article

> Showbox, which offers a video editing platform online geared toward non-professional content creators, raised $8 million in a Series A funding round led by Charles Petrucelli and IMAX founder Brad Wechsler. TechCrunch article

> New Media Rights has created a "Fair Use App" that guides online video creators on how and when they can reuse others' content, and when they should ask a lawyer instead. BoingBoing post

And finally… forget traditional summer camp or even Space Camp: Today's teenagers can learn to hack, crack or defend systems against cyberattacks at NSA summer camp, also known as GenCyber. New York Times article

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