Newsweek's cover story reveals a man named Satoshi Nakamoto, who matches many characteristics of the elusive founder of Bitcoin but never explicitly admits to it. Via Newsweek hide caption

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Bitcoin isn't just for shady business — it can also buy you some delicious goodness. The Old Fitzroy pub in Sydney is one of many food and drink businesses beginning to accept bitcoins as a valid method of payment. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption

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Cameron (left) and Tyler Winklevoss testified Wednesday at a hearing about virtual currencies held by the New York Department of Financial Services. Craig Ruttle/AP hide caption

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The world's first Bitcoin ATM opened at a Canadian coffee shop in Vancouver last year. But, Bitcoin use is far from mainstream at the moment. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption

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A Welsh man has realized that he threw out a stash of Bitcoins along with an old computer hard drive. At an exchange rate hit today, they would be worth around $7.5 million. Here, a photo of tokens representing Bitcoins. Rick Bowmer/ASP hide caption

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