"The maker of the tiny Eee PC Netbook has joined the giants of
"For the second quarter of 2010, Asus shipped 4.3 million PCs,
good enough for 5.3 percent of the worldwide market, according to
IDC. The Taiwanese manufacturer's PC shipments grew 84 percent
during the quarter, allowing it to pull into a dead-even tie with
Toshiba for the very first time: the two are tied, that is, for
fifth-most PC sales during the quarter behind usual suspects
Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Acer, and Lenovo.
"Asus' arrival as a major player in the PC game has been in the
making for some time."