Tyler Winklevoss

  • Facebook wins dismissal of 2nd Winklevoss case July 23, 2011

    New York: Facebook Inc won a dismissal of a second lawsuit by the Olympic rowing twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss seeking to boost their $ 65 million settlement with the company and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg. US District Judge Douglas Woodlock in Boston dismissed litigation over the accord, three months...
  • Winklevosses push another suit against Facebook June 24, 2011

    Bangalore: Olympic rowing twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are pushing ahead with another suit against Facebook, a day after they decided not to appeal a US Supreme Court ruling upholding their $65 million settlement with Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg. In a status report filed on Thursday with the US...
  • Winklevoss twins end Facebook settlement appeal June 23, 2011

    New York: Olympic rowing twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have decided not to appeal to the Supreme Court a ruling upholding their $65 million settlement with Facebook Inc and its founder Mark Zuckerberg, signalling the possible end of the long-running dispute. The 2008 accord was intended to resolve a feud over...
  • Winklevoss vs Facebook court clash lives on June 15, 2011

    New York: It may take the Supreme Court to end a years-long battle between a pair of Olympic rowing twins and Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg has lost a court ruling that he hoped would lead to the end of litigation by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who accused him of...
  • Winklevoss twins lose bid to reopen Facebook case May 17, 2011

    New York: The twin brothers who accused Facebook Inc and founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea for the social networking website lost their bid to have a US court void a multi-million dollar settlement of their claims. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss failed to convince the 9th US Circuit Court of...
  • Winklevoss twins stuck with Facebook agreement April 12, 2011

    San Francisco: A US federal appeals court ruled Monday that former Harvard University schoolmates of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg can't undo their settlement over creation of the social networking site. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss were savvy enough to understand what they...
  • Twins face sceptical judges at Facebook appeal January 12, 2011

    San Francisco: Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss found a sceptical audience on Tuesday as they tried to persuade a US appeals court to release them from a $65 million settlement over the founding of online social network Facebook. The saga of the Winklevoss twins and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg became silver...
  • The ideas Facebook 'borrowed' December 16, 2010

    Twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss and Divya Narendra, fellow students of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at Harvard, reportedly won $65 million from the social networking service in 2009. Their claim: The idea for Facebook was theirs, and Zuckerberg stole it. Other Web startups have alleged that Facebook simply steals their...