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.

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.

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.

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.”

HP’s Moonshot Gives Analysts a Case of the “Mehs”

Good, but not enough. Yet.

Morgan Stanley Defends SAP Against Sales Inflation Accusations

Another analyst chimes in on SAP’s HANA numbers.

Sentiment Gives Way to Reality as HP Shares Crash on Goldman Downgrade

An analyst directly contradicts CEO Meg Whitman.


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.

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.

$FB Is a Buy, Analysts Say

HP Beats Street’s Lowered Expectations