Tesla’s supercar and Hong Kong protests — 5 things to know today

October 10, 2014, 12:16 PM UTC
Telsa CEO Elon Musk Unveils New Vehicle
HAWTHORNE CA - OCTOBER 09: Tesla owners take a ride in the new Tesla "D" model electric sedan after Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, unveiled the dual engine chassis of the new Tesla 'D' model, a faster and all-wheel-drive version of the Model S electric sedan, at the Hawthorne Airport October 09, 2014 in Hawthorne, California. The D will be able to accelerate to 60 miles per hour in just over 3 seconds. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Good morning, friends and Fortune readers.

Stocks look set to continue their sell-off Friday morning following Thursday’s 334-point drop for the Dow, the third day when the market moved over 200 points. This morning markets across Europe are weak. Here’s what else you need to know about today.

1. Tesla goes super

After much teasing and prognosticating, Tesla’s (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk unveiled the new “D” last night in Los Angeles, and it turns out it’s a supercar. The new version of the Model S has two motors, is all-wheel drive and can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds. The car is like having a “personal roller coaster” Musk joked.

2. Dairy Queen caught in the hacking blizzard

Fast-food chain Dairy Queen is the latest company to be hit with a hacking scandal. Reports say hackers were able to get information from 600,000 cards used at around 400 of the company’s stores.

3. Satya Nadella steps in it

Microsoft’s (MSFT) CEO said Thursday that women shouldn’t ask for raises. Given the bad gender-diversity reputation that tech companies have, this probably wasn’t the best idea, and Nadella seems to realize that, saying on Twitter that he was “inarticulate.”

4. Things are heating up again in Hong Kong

With the government of Hong Kong canceling meetings with protest leaders, the students who’ve been protesting for the past few weeks are set to begin demonstrations again. This could be bad news for business, which have been hampered by the ongoing tension.

5. Malala wins the Nobel

Earlier this year, Fortune named Malala Yousafzai one of the World’s Greatest Leaders. Today, she won the Nobel Peace Prize for her work promoting girls education.

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