Microsoft news recap: Bing makes vacation planning easier, partnership with U.S. Bank to modernize its tech, and more

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Microsoft's structured buyout for Activision CEO starts at $15M according to SEC filings

New SEC filings show what current Activision CEO, Bobby Kotick, could receive as part of the company being acquired by Activision. One proposal is that Kotick could receive $15m, if he were to be let go "without cause".

Microsoft's structured buyout for Activision CEO starts at $15M according to SEC filings - OnMSFT.com - February 23, 2022

Twitch streaming returns to Xbox dashboard in new update

The next Xbox dashboard update is set to bring support for directly launching a Twitch stream, removing the need to have to open the Twitch app.

Twitch streaming returns to Xbox dashboard in new update - OnMSFT.com - February 23, 2022

Bing's latest update makes it easy to plan your next vacation or trip

If you're planning a vacation, Bing's latest update aims to make it that little bit easier. When searching for a popular vacation destination, a new Explore option is available. Within Explore, you'll find a suggested itinerary for things to do.

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Microsoft partners with U.S. Bank to help modernize its technology

A new partnership has been struck between Microsoft and U.S. Bank. As part of the partnership, Microsoft will work to help modernize the technology that U.S. Bank uses, as well as enabling Azure to be the primary cloud platform for its applications.

Microsoft partners with U.S. Bank to help modernize its technology - OnMSFT.com - February 22, 2022

That's it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.

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