Afternoon News: HP and Compaq Laptops May Brick, Comcast and DirecTV…

• A security researcher published code that is capable of bricking corrupting Windows boot sectors on most HP and Compaq laptops. That doesn't sound too good. [Slashdot]
• Microsoft continues to rename everything in sight, this time folding IPTV, HD DVD, and Media Center into one group called Connected TV. [News.com]
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