Cheddar Afternoon Business Update: Bitcoin billionaires Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

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The crypto-currency hit an all-time high of $11,773 Sunday, which means that twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of the Gemini Bitcoin Exchange are likely the first well-known Bitcoin billionaires. The crypto-currency hit an all-time high of $11,773 Sunday, which means that twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of the Gemini Bitcoin Exchange are likely the first well-known Bitcoin billionaires.
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Bitcoin is back and making billions for investors. The crypto-currency hit an all-time high of $11,773 Sunday in a massive rebound from a plunge last week. The gains mean that twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of the Gemini Bitcoin Exchange are likely the first well-known Bitcoin billionaires.

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