Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Why the Doomsday Clock remains fixed at three minutes to midnight, 7 things that hold you back from success (and how to overcome them), is interest in the iPhone finally waning?
- The critically-acclaimed video game The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition is currently free to download on Xbox Live. The code works on Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deals page.
- For the first time since its creation in 2007, Apple is reporting a year-over-year dip in demand for its iPhone range. Gizmodo has the story.
- Over the weekend, American production company Rooster Teeth held its first international expo in Sydney. It presented a bleak lesson in how not to run a convention. Kotaku's Amanda Yeo lived to tell the tale.
- What’s keeping you from becoming the next Bill Gates or Oprah Winfrey? Is it simply that they’re more innately talented, or they just got lucky? Probably not. Business Insider looks at seven things that hold you back from success — and how to overcome them.
- The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced today that the Doomsday Clock, which represents our proximity to an apocalyptic event, will remain at three minutes to midnight. Which is pretty terrifying.