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How the Winklevoss twins found vindication in a bitcoin fortune

When they began buying Bitcoin in late 2012, the price of an individual coin was below $10

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Nathaniel Popper | NYT 

The Winklevoss twins have carved an unorthodox path toward fame in the American business world. They went to Harvard University and then on to the Olympics as rowers. Along the way, they fought a legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over the ownership of Facebook. In the Oscar-nominated movie “The Social Network,” they were portrayed as uptight gentry, outwitted by Mr. Zuckerberg, the brilliant, budding tech mogul. Cameron, the left-handed Winklevoss brother, and Tyler, the right-handed one, followed that with a risky bet: They used money from a $65 million settlement with Mr. ...

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First Published: Wed, December 20 2017. 17:56 IST
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