The low-cost iPhone SE, Minecraft RTX Beta is live, Apple/Google’s contact tracing plan, Animal Crossing: New Horizons as pandemic medicine, Playstation 5’s holiday release changes.

• Unemployment checks are delayed for some and the ancient COBOL programming language is to blame.
• With last week’s news of Google and Apple’s collaboration on a contact tracing system for tracking COVID-19 spread, many people are concerned about their privacy.
• Dan Moren from Six Colors talks about the newly announced iPhone SE, Apple’s lowest-cost smartphone in its catalog.
• In gaming news, Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica is blown away by the…