Coronavirus tracking tech in the works, PS5 in short supply

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This is CNET and here are the stories that matter this week. Apple and Google are working together to build Coronavirus tracking tech into iOS and Android. The new technology relies on Bluetooth to help phones communicate with one another. Ultimately, it would warn users about people they've come into contact with, or infected with the Coronavirus. Apple and Google plan to initially release those tools in May. So apps from public health authorities can use the contact tracing technology. According to Bloomberg, Sony is making fewer units of the PlayStation five than it did for the launch of the PS4. The report says it's because the high spec machine will have a higher price tag, mostly because of scarcity and expensive its high end components. The PS5 is though expected to release this holiday season. And finally on Wednesday, Apple announced a new iPhone SE with a 4.7 inch display as a follow up to the original iPhone SE, which was released 4 years ago. The new one is essentially an iPhone 11 stuffed into the revamped body of an iPhone 8. Like the original SE, the new phone will start at 399. $50 cheaper than the discontinued iPhone 8, which was the least expensive iPhone you could buy brand new. You can pre order the iPhone SE right now and it should arrive by next friday. You can stay up to date with the latest by visiting soon. [MUSIC]

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