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Asus
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For the Arts & Science Undergraduate Society, see Queen's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
(trading as Asus) | | Type | Public | Traded as | LSE: ASKD, TWSE: 2357 | Industry | Computer hardware
Electronics | Founded | 2 April 1989 | Founder(s) | T.H. Tung
Ted Hsu
Wayne Hsieh
M.T. Liao | Headquarters | Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan | Area served | Worldwide | Key people | Jonney Shih (Chairman)
Jerry Shen (CEO) | Products | Desktops, laptops, netbooks, mobile phones, networking equipment, monitors, motherboards, graphics cards, optical storage, multimedia products, servers, workstations | Revenue | US$14.73
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Tung, Ted Hsu, Wayne Hsieh and M.T. Liao,[9] all four having previously worked at Acer as computer engineers. At this time, Taiwan had yet to establish a leading position in the computer-hardware business. Intel Corporation would supply any new processors to more established companies like IBM first, and Taiwanese companies would have to wait for approximately six months after IBM received their engineering prototypes. By 2009, Asus was receiving Intel engineering samples ahead of its competitors.[10]
In September 2005 Asus released the first PhysX accelerator card.[11] In December 2005 Asus entered the LCD TV market with the TLW32001 model.[12] In January 2006 Asus announced that it would cooperate with Lamborghini to develop the VX series.[13]
On 9 March 2006 Asus was confirmed as one of the manufacturers of the first Microsoft Origami models, together with Samsung and Founder

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