The Winklevoss Twins and Nathaniel Popper Discuss Bitcoin

The Winklevoss Twins and Nathaniel Popper Discuss Bitcoin

Two big names from two different sectors, but still united by one common topic- Winklevoss Twins, known for their involvement in the Bitcoin industry and Nathaniel Popper, for his extensive coverage of Bitcoin in the New York Times and his recent book on Bitcoin titled "Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to reinvent Money" - were together at the GeneralAssemb.ly event organized yesterday in New York. The Winklevoss Twins were interviewed by Nathaniel Popper, asking them a few questions about their start-up and the Bitcoin economy. Winklevoss....


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Bitcoin is Cash with Wings.

Charlie Shrem