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Around the Web 8.6.08: Madden NFL turns 20, DailyCandy turns Comcastic, missing laptop turns up

August 6, 2008 |  9:12 am

-- Yahoo shareholders were angrier at the board than previously reported. Yahoo said 40% of its investors withheld votes for Chairman Roy Bostock and 34% did the same for Chief Executive Jerry Yang, higher numbers than previously released because of an apparent vote-transmission problem. BoomTown

Madden NFL 08 -- Boom! Right there! The Madden NFL video game franchise turns 20 this year. USA Today

-- AOL dragged down parent company Time Warner's quarterly earnings. AP via LAT

-- Steve Jobs: The MobileMe launch was "not our finest hour." Ars Technica

-- Comcast is buying DailyCandy, the e-mail newsletter, for a reported $125 million. WSJ

-- News Corp. President Peter Chernin puts on a master class in old media talking about new media. LAT's The Big Picture

-- Breaking down the court ruling over Cablevision's DVR in the sky. Bit Player

-- A laptop with personal information about 33,000 travelers that disappeared from an office at San Francisco International Airport reappeared -- in the office at San Francisco International Airport. SF Gate

-- Sparkles equal clicks, and other design tips behind the overhaul of the "Sesame Street" website. Web Scout

-- Chris Gaither

Image: Electronic Arts

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