English computer scientist who invented the World Wide Web while working at CERN, a high-energy physics organisation in France/Switzerland. He put up the world’s first web page on 8th August 1991, created the world’s first web browser and the first web server. Berners-Lee was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2004 and was conferred the title of the "Inventor of the World Wide Web" during the opening ceremony of 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
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...]