Apparently, it’s a portmanteau of “Alternative Alibaba”. Pfft.
Why do I care? Because I’m trying to figure out the most efficient way to port my (still) active Yahoo mail. That’s all really.
Or not. It’s one thing for the company to have crashed in the spectacular way it did, but it’s another to extinguish the brand altogether, I feel like critical part of internet history is about to disappear.