Tesla drops prices on Model S (NASDAQ:TSLA)

As was largely anticipated, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has officially dropped the price of both versions of the Model S available for order on its website by $3K.

The Long Range Plus version of the sedan now starts at $71,990 in the U.S., and the Performance version starts at $91,990. Those marks include potential incentives and gas savings.

The price cut is the second in five months for the Model S. The earlier price cuts by the automaker also included the Model 3 and Model X.

Shares of Tesla are up 0.84% premarket to $445.77.

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Boeing Starliner commander drops out to attend daughter’s wedding

Astronaut Chris Ferguson was going to command Boeing’s first crewed flight to the International Space Station, but he has bigger priorities.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The commander of Boeing’s first astronaut flight has pulled himself off the crew so he’s on Earth — not at the International Space Station — for his daughter’s wedding next year.

It’s the second crew switch for Boeing’s Starliner capsule, grounded until the end of this year or early next because of software problems encountered during the first test flight last December.

Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson announced his decision Wednesday. Last year, NASA astronaut Eric Boe stepped aside from the first Starliner crew for medical reasons. Both were replaced by experienced space station astronauts.

In a video posted to his Twitter account, Ferguson said it was a difficult decision, but “next year is very important for my family.” He said he has several commitments

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Serena Williams Drops Hint Meghan Markle is Mystery Friend Behind a Beauty Tip

Serena Williams hinted Meghan Markle may be the mystery friend who recommended to her a chin mask by repeating one familiar phrase.

The tennis champion is the latest Vogue cover model and gave the magazine an interview in which she discussed the beauty treatment, saying a friend had recommended it.

While she did not directly name Meghan she hinted the person may be a particularly sensitive subject, mirroring comments made earlier this year.

Williams told Vogue: “The chin mask I can do when I drive.

“It’s a chin and jaw mask, and I’m laughing but I am very serious. It keeps your jaw and chin firm.

“A really good friend of mine told me that but I never said her name, never seen her, never heard her, don’t know her.”

The jokey denial mirrors

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Apple quietly drops third-party audio accessories ahead of launch

People queue outside an Apple store as the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max go on sale (Credits: REUTERS)

Apple has stopped selling third-party audio accessories from its online and physical stores, according to reports.

The move has furthered speculation the tech giant is set to reveal new speakers and headphones at an event that will also see the announcement of the iPhone 12.

Apple has a history of removing products from its stores that could compete with its own gadgets. It stopped selling Fitbit devices in Apple stores ahead of the launch of the Apple Watch in 2015.

According to Bloomberg, audio products made by Bose, Logitech and Sonos have all been pulled from Apple’s shelves. Presumably to make way for a rumoured set of over-ear headphones and a new version of the HomePod smart speaker.

‘Employees at Apple’s physical retail locations were also

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Boots advent calendar 2020 details: Beauty advent calendar from No7 drops next week

Boots launch their hotly anticipated Christmas 2020 advent calendar next week, and shoppers need to move fast, as the calendar sells out every year. Luckily, the store have anticipated demand, and smart shoppers can get access to the calendar a day before its general release.

What other sell-out beauty advent calendars should Britons note in their diaries for 2020?

Cult Beauty Advent Calendar

What: In 2021 this calendar sold out in two hours. This year is it likely to be just as popular. The Cult Beauty Advent Calendar contents include the likes of Jo Loves and Charlotte Tilbury with contents worth £930.

Additionally, £15 from each calendar will go to Beauty Banks, a charity that helps with hygiene poverty.

How much: £199

When: Launching 12th October – join the waiting list now or become a member to access the calendar today 

Glossybox Advent Calendar

What: Glossybox is the beauty box

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Stop Overpaying For Style: Rita Ora Drops Chic New Shoe Collab With ShoeDazzle

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —ShoeDazzle has partnered with Global Superstar and Fashion Icon, Rita Ora on a brand-new curated Collection, proving that mixing the everyday with the runway is the way to go. Like making music or acting, getting dressed every day is just one more way that Rita’s creativity and individuality shine through. With this collection, ShoeDazzle and Rita encourage women around the world to express their style and creativity in their own unique way.

Rita has partnered with ShoeDazzle to offer a whole world of fashion at an amazing price. From a glamorous night out, to a day shopping on the streets of London, these looks are everything you need to take on this season. “I’ve always wanted my own shoe collection that is chic, as well as accessible, which is why partnering with ShoeDazzle has been so great!,” says Ora.  


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Tesla drops Model 3 price in China as it introduces cheaper batteries

  • Tesla cut prices for its Chinese-market Model 3 sedans by up to 10%, as reported by Reuters.
  • The company will outfit future standard-range Chinese-made Model 3s with cheaper, cobalt-free battery packs, anonymous sources told Reuters recently.
  • Tesla did not confirm which batteries the standard-range car with the updated price currently uses. 
  • The basic Model 3 now costs $249,900 yuan in China, around $36,800 at current exchange rates. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Tesla cut the price of its Chinese-market Model 3 sedans by up to 10%, according to pricing listed on the company’s China website. The move came the same week that sources told Reuters Tesla would move to a cheaper battery in certain Chinese-made Model 3s, but it wasn’t clear whether that caused the price drop.

A Shanghai-made Model 3 with standard driving range will now run you 249,900 yuan — roughly $36,800 at current exchange rates

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