Dutch scientist known for creating one of the world’s first successful microscopes. He was the first to observe animalcules (probably unicellular micro-organisms), muscle fibres, bacteria, spermatozoa etc. He was the first true microbiologist and is regarded as the Father of Microbiology.
The Cars.com domain name and the accompanying site were owned by Classified Ventures, LLC, which itself was a joint venture of several companies. In 2014, Gannett Company, Inc., one of the firms from this group, bought the remaining stake for USD 1.8 billion. After the acquisition, the Cars.com domain was valued at $827 million and the entire company at $2.5 billion. [more...]