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Winklevii-backed shopping site Hukkster shuts down

Two-year-old discount shopping startup allowed shoppers to track online merchandise and receive notifications when prices dropped.

By August 3, 2014

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Winklevii buy Galactic tickets with bitcoin (because pioneers!)

No self-respecting entrepreneur of the future uses cash, checks, or barter -- especially when buying tickets to outer space.

By March 5, 2014

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Does Mark know? Winklevii claim they own 1 percent of all Bitcoins

Whenever percentages and the Winklevoss Brothers come together, there is always a movie to be made. The twins say they're betting big on Bitcoins.

By April 11, 2013

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Winklevii snag $18 million L.A. mansion, report says

Yes, the original castmembers of the famous social network everyone uses are going to explore the L.A. tech scene.

By August 27, 2012

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Man forgets he once bought $25 of Bitcoins -- now worth $848K

A Norwegian man bought 5,000 Bitcoins in 2009. Suddenly, he wonders what they're now worth. A lot, is the answer. In fact, he's already bought an apartment with some of it.

By October 29, 2013

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Winklevoss twins on Bitcoin: Time to work with the Feds

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who parlayed Facebook cash into a multimillion dollar Bitcoin stake, say making money means working with the Feds. Meanwhile, the Bitcoin Foundation is about to hire its first D.C. lobbyist.

By May 18, 2013

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Larry Summers: The Winklevii are a**holes

In an unequivocal tone, the former Harvard President and President Obama's economics guru declares that the twins who believe Facebook was their idea are, in fact, not very nice.

By July 20, 2011

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Ep. 1496: Goodbye to the Winklevii

On today's show, why horny Amish guys shouldn't sext while driving their horse and buggies and why somewhere in the world, Martin Short is currently clenching his butt cheeks. Yep, it's a Donald Bell show. Also, ISPs are adopting graduated responses to piracy and Apple gets a patent that may or may not be broad depending on how you define "N."

By June 23, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1496: Goodbye to the Winklevii (Podcast)

On today's show, why horny Amish guys shouldn't sext while driving their horse and buggies and why somewhere in the world, Martin Short is currently clenching his butt cheeks. Yep, it's a Donald Bell show. Also, ISPs are adopting graduated responses to piracy and Apple gets a patent that may or may not be broad depending on how you define "N."

By June 23, 2011

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Winklevoss twins lead $750K investment in shopping startup

The brothers made famous by a Facebook legal battle flex their new VC muscles and bet on Hukkster, a discount online shopping service.

By November 13, 2012