Category: Winklevoss Twins

Pariahs of Silicon Valley: How Ben Mezrich Writes About the Winklevoss Twins

Molly Jane Zuckerman is the head of news at Cointelegraph. The views expressed here are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph. This article contains spoilers. The irony of a book about the Winklevoss twins’ journey into cryptocurrency — which stresses over and over again how […]

Libra Coin May Push Winklevoss Twins and Facebook to Bridge Their Divide

Photo: TechCrunch / Flickr Now that Facebook has released its Libra white-paper, Winklevoss twins have become more cautious with their cryptocurrency business. They want to be “frenemies” with Mark Zuckerberg, which means friendly enemies, as reported by CBS’ “Sunday Morning”. “There’s so much pie to grow, I mean, at this […]

Mercado Libre may integrate FB’s Libra, Coinone welcomed to Ripple Net and more

What a week it has been for the cryptocurrency industry, with Facebook unveiling its cryptocurrency project, Libra, and Ripple confirming a $50 million investment in MoneyGram. Needless to say, the payments industry will be the prime focus now. However, the question remains, which way will the needle swing? On one […]

Bitcoin Billionaires’ Push to Radically Transform Global Finance Revealed in ‘Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption’

The Winklevoss twins Tyler and Cameron are back in another tech tale of revolutionary ideas that rock the status quo and reshape big business. After betting big on crypto, the Harvard-educated brothers have made a fortune. On November 26, 2017, during Bitcoin’s last great bull run, the Winklevii were anointed […]

Facebook Started Discussions with CFTC Over Its GlobalCoin Initiative

Facebook is in talks with the U.S CFTC to find out whether its GlobalCoin project will fall under the agency’s regulatory requirements. According to the recently revealed information, Facebook has initiated talks with the U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on the issues of its already hotly anticipated crypto […]

Facebook Reportedly Discussing Its Crypto Plans With Gemini’s Winklevoss Twins

Photo: PxHere Several reports since the beginning of 2019 have hinted that the social media giant Facebook is working on its crypto plan. But a recent report from the Financial Times suggests that Facebook is reportedly in talks with Winklevoss twins, the founders of popular cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. Well, this […]

Facebook in Talks With Coinbase, Winklevoss’ Gemini to Launch Its Globalcoin: FT Report

Social media giant Facebook has reportedly held talks with major United States-based crypto exchanges about the issuance of its own crypto, the Financial Times (FT) reports on May 24. Citing two people familiar with Facebook’s “Globalcoin” project, the FT wrote that Facebook has discussed the initiative with major crypto exchange […]

Cameron Winklevoss on Crypto: Not Investing In the “Future of Money” is “Crazy”

Bitcoin and the crypto industry it birthed is still new, misunderstood, and is many years away from having its potentially fully realized as a monetary asset, store of value, or transactional currency. But it’s clear to many that the young, emerging financial technology has incredible potential – potential that’ll be […]