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Winklevoss twins: Bitcoin could be the 'currency of a country'

Having recently filed plans to start the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, the Harvard-educated twins of Facebook lawsuit notoriety plug Bitcoin as a potential currency for economically depressed nations.

By September 17, 2013

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Winklevoss twins work to make Bitcoin more legit with SEC filing

In an effort to boost the presence and tradability of the digital currency, the twins who accused Mark Zuckerberg of stealing the idea for Facebook file for a "Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust."

By July 1, 2013

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Facebook sues lawyers of man who claimed to own the social network

The world's largest social network claims DLA Piper and other law firms knew Paul Ceglia was lying about his ownership stake in Facebook -- but went forward with the case anyway.

By October 20, 2014

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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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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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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

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Winklevoss twins get back to social networking with investment

The brothers who claimed Mark Zuckerberg stole their idea for Facebook have invested $1 million in a social network aimed at investors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By September 16, 2012

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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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Las Vegas casinos bet on Bitcoin

Two Sin City casinos have begun allowing guests to use the virtual currency when paying for hotel stay, restaurants, and gift shops.

By January 21, 2014

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Bank of America deems Bitcoin the next big thing

In a new report, the bank says that the virtual currency could ultimately be worth $1,300 per coin and become a "major means of payment for e-commerce."

By December 5, 2013