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March 17, 2020
With the new coronavirus continuing to spread worldwide, analytics software vendors are joining in to help in slowing, and hopefully stopping, the pandemic.
February 26, 2020
Dynamic Parameters and Viz Animations highlight Tableau's first 2020 platform update and comes nearly four months after Salesforce's acquisition of Tableau closed.
February 13, 2020
Google's purchase of analytics vendor Looker was approved by a United Kingdom regulatory agency, more than eight months after the acquisition was revealed.
January 10, 2020
With the ability to update on a nearly constant basis, Microsoft's Power BI remains a strong analytics product despite not necessarily being at the forefront of innovation.
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