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Fresh legal woes for ConnectU founders

Remember file-sharing site I2hub? Its creator claims that due to a partnership with social network ConnectU, he's entitled to part of ConnectU's Facebook settlement money.

By January 4, 2010


'Gossip Girl' actor cast as ConnectU founders in 'The Social Network'

It's not yet clear whether Armie Hammer will play both of the twin rivals to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg with some camera trick help, or whether they've been combined into one character.

By October 20, 2009


ConnectU founders get $65 million from Facebook?

A law publication managed to notice that the former lawyers for ConnectU boasted in a brochure that they once won a $65 million settlement against Facebook.

By February 10, 2009


Sixth place in Beijing for twin ConnectU founders

After making it all the way to the grand final of the men's pair in the rowing event, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss fail to win a medal; Australian team gets the gold.

By August 16, 2008


ConnectU-Facebook fight one stroke closer to finish line

Claiming that letting the settlement hang in limbo would benefit neither party, judge rules that it must go through before ConnectU's founders can appeal.

By August 12, 2008


ConnectU founders falter in Olympic rowing heat

Out of five boats, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss place fifth. But they'll have another shot at advancing later this weekend.

By August 9, 2008


How to watch the ConnectU founders row in the Olympics

It's not every day that you get to see social-network entrepreneurs striving for Olympic glory. Whether or not you think these guys had a case against Facebook, you can still watch them go for the gold.

By August 8, 2008


Microsoft's Facebook stake influenced ConnectU case

As Facebook gets ready to put ConnectU behind it, some details surface about the role Microsoft's $240 million investment played in the legal proceedings.

By July 3, 2008


Judge in Facebook-ConnectU case to open sealed transcripts

After listening to arguments made by CNET attorneys, judge agrees to release redacted copies of a June 23 closed hearing.

By July 2, 2008


Facebook close to putting ConnectU behind it

Facebook founder's legal dispute with former college buddies may be winding down, but CNET still wants to see some of the sealed documents in the case.

By July 1, 2008