AllThingsD Week in Review: New iPads Ahead, HP’s “Pivotal Year” and Women at Twitter

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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HP’s Whitman Sees 2014 as a “Pivotal Year” in Turnaround Effort

Meg Whitman must convince Wall Street that the turnaround plan remains on track.
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Whitman’s Turnaround Plans at HP Under Scrutiny This Week

At a meeting with analysts this week, HP will give its clearest indication yet of the state of its turnaround plans.
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HP’s Turnaround Progress Slow but Sure, Says CEO Whitman

“We are fixing a lot of the problems that are keeping HP from being great.”
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HP’s Moonshot Gives Analysts a Case of the “Mehs”

Good, but not enough. Yet.
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Morgan Stanley Defends SAP Against Sales Inflation Accusations

Another analyst chimes in on SAP’s HANA numbers.
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Sentiment Gives Way to Reality as HP Shares Crash on Goldman Downgrade

An analyst directly contradicts CEO Meg Whitman.
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Facebook Gains on Apple in Wall Street Rating Race

If Wall Street had a tech-stock popularity contest, Facebook would be closing in on Apple.

Amazon Surges to New Highs on Expectation of Positive Holiday Report

Amazon’s fourth-quarter sales should be up as much as 30 percent year over year, or double the overall e-commerce market.
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Facebook’s Early Christmas Gift: Shares Surge on Analyst Upgrades

Facebook’s usual Wall Street Scrooges do a sudden, positive about-face on the stock’s prospects.
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$FB Is a Buy, Analysts Say

HP Beats Street’s Lowered Expectations