Jeff Zhang, the chief technology officer at Alibaba Group Holding, said the company hopes to learn from the fearless spirit of the honey badger as the e-commerce giant builds up its semiconductor business. Photo: Handout
Jeff Zhang, the chief technology officer at Alibaba Group Holding, said the company hopes to learn from the fearless spirit of the honey badger as the e-commerce giant builds up its semiconductor business. Photo: Handout
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Why Alibaba named its semiconductor company after the honey badger

‘A chip is small [like the honey badger], and we hope that such a small thing will produce great power,’ said Alibaba chief technology officer Jeff Zhang

Jeff Zhang, the chief technology officer at Alibaba Group Holding, said the company hopes to learn from the fearless spirit of the honey badger as the e-commerce giant builds up its semiconductor business. Photo: Handout
Jeff Zhang, the chief technology officer at Alibaba Group Holding, said the company hopes to learn from the fearless spirit of the honey badger as the e-commerce giant builds up its semiconductor business. Photo: Handout
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