refers to the Company, not the coinbase transaction. For coinbase transaction, see [Reward].

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Bitcoin exchange with the least intrusive ID verification [on hold]

A lot of these exchanges just require too much information (SSN, Photo ID, Proof of Residency). Basically, the only one I've found so far that doesn't require that much is Coinbase, but that's not ...
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Do payment processors who convert bitcoin to dollars (like Coinbase and Bitpay) devalue bitcoin?

My understanding is that Coinbase and Bitpay process payments made in BTC. They receive BTC from a buyer (for example someone buying patio furniture) and send USD to merchants who don't want to keep ...
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Coinbase outgoing transaction never changed destination account balance?

The transaction can be tracked at https://blockchain.info/tx/47068b561814a19a9613946185d527c7ba6eb3b6ed0cf17554fc80c27d7f0d4e?show_adv=false. Although the transaction has been already been confirmed ...
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Does anyone have insight into how Coinbase calculates the number of confirmations for a transaction?

When you compare number of confirmations for a transaction by hash using Coinbase vs using Blockchain.info, Coinbase is always ~10 confirmations below Blockchain. Does anyone know why? I'm using the ...
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What's up with all the QR codes? [duplicate]

Just bought $5 of Bitcoins from CoinBase. How do I spend them? I gather it has something to do with QR codes. . . .
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I would like to exchange my mining earning to real cash in my bank account, then should I mine Bitcoin or Litecoin?

As a total Noob I have a CPU and GPU intensive machine and want to mine some coin to earn. In addition, I try to get the best trade of between the earning from the mining and exchanging it to a real ...
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How can non-Coinbase customers pay to Coinbase from Android?

Scenario: Say I want to create a shopping app on android. After filling the shopping cart, when the user wants to check out, he is asked to pay me the bitcoins. I have created an account on ...
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interpreting coin base api historical price data

i'm looking at the coin based api and they provide historical price data https://coinbase.com/api/v1/prices/historical?page=1 which returns results like this 2014-02-22T04:47:06-05:00,575.39 ...
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What's the advantage of bitpay over coinbase for a merchant solution?

I'm trying to figure out why a merchant would ever choose bitpay over coinbase as an integration solution. It seems they offer very similar services (accept bitcoin payments, exchange for dollars ...
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Transaction to Coinbase not showing up in account

On 26th and 31st of January I transferred each 1 BTC (total of 2 BTC) from my Blockchain wallet to my Coinbase wallet. On the Blockchain site they show up as confirmed transfers. However, on the ...
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Funds from coinbase never showed in my Multibit wallet

I know this question has been asked and answered a bunch of times so I am sorry for doing the same. I am basically a moron when it comes to this stuff and very new to digital currency. So here's the ...
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How to fully decode a coinbase transaction?

After reading this What is the format of coinbase transaction? I was wondering about a few things. decoderawtransaction of a random Litecoin coinbase transaction: "coinbase" : ...
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Import private key to coinbase?

Is there a way to import a private key that I have been using in bitcoin-qt to my coinbase wallet?
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coinbase receiving addresses reused!

I generated a new receiving address on CoinBase so that someone can send me BTC. I immediately searched the address on blockchain.info and was quite surprised to see that it already had many ...
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Is there a standard procedure for refunding Bitcoin transactions?

I work for an online retailer, and we're currently testing a Coinbase payment implementation for our checkout. One of our big concerns is being able to send a refund in the event that we're unable to ...
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Coinbase Transactions

If this is the wrong forum for this type of question, I apologize. However, I've been trying out different bitcoin providers and I've run into a bit of a conundrum with Coinbase. I purchased a small ...
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what is coinb1 coinb2 in the stratum protocol

I'm wondering how to send coinb1 and coinb2 from the stratum proxy to the miners. These are the first part and final part of the coinbase transaction. Can anyone explain how to construct these 2 ...
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Why are transactions with no outputs not relayed by default?

I was reading this thread about making a transaction without an output: Are Bitcoin transactions permitted to have no outputs (i.e. all inputs become transaction fee)? The answer is that outputs ...
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How can I tell whether transactions were (not) made via BitPay / Coinbase?

Background Recently, Rep. Steve Stockman posed for a photo op with his Bitcoin address on a big QR code, which got shared. He has a Bitcoin donation page which asks for identifying info and goes ...
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Bitcoin theft from Coinbase account being hacked

Not sure anything can be done, but I want to know how they did it and to prevent them using the coins if at all possible. Here are the details of the theft. You just sent 0.8495 BTC (worth $604.46 ...
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what is $_GET['code'] in coinbase api

I am trying to integrate basecoin api with the code given bellow <?php require_once(dirname(__FILE__) . '/lib/Coinbase.php'); // Create an application at https://coinbase.com/oauth/applications ...
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Why not send BTC between web wallets?

In this question, Is it possible to transfer BitCoins from BlockChain to CoinBase?, the answer implies that this is a bad idea. But for me, this raises a question. I like to Coinbase's tools for ...
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Details on Genesis Block

The question asked here displays the genesis block in pretty good detail. I am still trying to get a breakdown of some of the elements seen here (and some others not seen here): The Merkle Root Time ...
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What advantage do Mt.Gox or Kraken have over Coinbase?

I just verified at Mt. Gox and am pending verification at Kraken. However, I quickly realized that there were hurdles that I needed to jump through in order to get my USD into BTC. Coinbase was a ...
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Check coinbase address callback for confirmations?

Is there a way to ensure that a double spend doesn't happen using Coinbase's address callback system? By the looks of it, they initiate a callback as soon as the address receives a BTC without ...
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How can I use bitcoin testnet in coinbase php

I'm using coinbase wallet for bitcoin transactions. Is there any option to use testnet for transactions testing purpose in coinbase? Any suggestions will helpful.
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Transfer Bitcoins from Coinbase to an Offline Wallet

Besides using the send bitcoins option, is there a way I can transfer my bitcoins from my online Coinbase account to an offline wallet? I mainly want to do this because I'd recently found out that ...
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Implementation languages of popular exchanges

What programming languages are some of the popular BTC exchanges implemented in? E.g. MtGox, BTC-E, Coinbase, etc. MtGox is releasing their new Midas trading engine, and there does not seem to be much ...
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How to file bitcoin income to the IRS

I want to check if there is any specific tips how to properly file income from speculation with BTC to the IRS. Also is there any specific report from the Coinbase available?
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What is Buttercoin, and how does it differ from other exchanges such as Coinbase?

I successfully purchased some Bitcoins via Coinbase. Coinbase makes sense to me as it seems like buying a stock like I can via ETrade. I was able to easily link my bank account to coinbase and it ...
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Bitcoin address does not show transaction/balance from Coinbase purchase

I purchased a bitcoin using a Coinbase account. When I try to verify that transaction to the address, I can't see any activity or balance for the bitcoin address that Coinbase shows as mine. Coinbase, ...
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CoinBase Callback URL in Java

I using CoinBase API for transactions in a game. I assign a callback URL with the address so as to get instant notification on payment transactions. the URL is called but it is not sending any data. ...
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Is it possible to transfer BitCoins from BlockChain to CoinBase?

I have BitCoins in BlockChain - is it possible to transfer these into my CoinBase account?
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Why is blockchain.info allowed to have an iOS app but coinbase is not?

I saw that Coinbase's new wallet app has been pulled from the iOS app store. Is there anything about the Coinbase wallet app that was different from the blockchain.info wallet app?
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Can trading be done on coinbase.com?

On coinbase.com I tried to sell some bitcoins and was told I had to register a bank account. I'd have expected that only if I were trying to withdraw dollars, euros, etc., from coinbase. On mtgox ...
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Are coinbase.com purchases effectively bitcoin futures?

I just purchased 0.1 BTC from coinbase with a bank transfer. Coinbase informed me that the transaction would take 4 business days to complete. So I don't have any bitcoins yet, but Coinbase promises ...
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Where is the transaction sent to my Coinbase.com wallet?

I transferred 10 bitcoin to my Coinbase.com wallet, but I don't see the transaction. The only one I see is the small transaction I did the day before. How long is it going to take before I see it in ...
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Did I just get defrauded by Coinbase?

I bought 10 bitcoins, 4.5, and .4 on Oct 18/19 @ around $150-160. On Oct 24, within almost the hour that the coins were supposed to arrive, I receive the following email for all 3 transactions: ...
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How to Connect bitcoind to one of your workers in a pool?

I'm trying to start using an old tower to mine bitcoin and am slowly trying to make sense of the setup. Wallet. I signed up for a bitcoin wallet (coinbase) where I am given an id. Pool. I joined a ...
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Coinbase IPN test page not posting data?

On Coinbase under Merchant Profile I'm entering the URL: https://www.scirra.com/handlers/coinbasecallback.ashx For the IPN tester. This ashx page has the code: var r = ""; foreach(string name in ...
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developing an app that integrates with bitcoin

is there something like the paypal sandbox test accounts for coinbase that I could use to test the app that I'm developing?
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Sending from Bitcoin-Qt to Coinbase

I had the idea to move all of my existing bitcoins (10 BTC) from Bitcoin-Qt/paper wallet to Coinbase. I had imported the paper wallet to Bitcoin-Qt and the balance there was 10 BTC total. For some ...
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Difference between coinbaseaux.flags vs. coinbasetxn.data?

After reading through most of the protocol, and trying to piece everything together, I'm still at a loss as to how some things work. For example, the difference between coinbaseaux.flags and ...
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if a coinbase reward isn't fully spent, can the coins ever be recovered? [duplicate]

If a pool mines a block and is mistakenly rewarding miners with less coins than they should be given, is it possible for others to recover those coins somehow? Or are they lost forever? For example, ...
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Sellin Bitcoins on Coinbase legal?

so I have been using coinbase to buy maybe around 60 dollars worth of bitcoins. My question is if i sell for 200 dollars, is that legal? I used bitcoin casinos and the natural increase of bitcoin ...
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ScriptSig (coinbase) structure of the Genesis Block

From original bitcoin c++ source code: // Genesis Block: // CBlock(hash=000000000019d6, ver=1, hashPrevBlock=00000000000000, hashMerkleRoot=4a5e1e, nTime=1231006505, nBits=1d00ffff, ...
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Why did my Coinbase transaction take 4.5 hours to get in a block?

Why did this transaction take so long to be put in a block? I initiated a 7 BTC transfer at 6:13 PM Eastern Time from Coinbase to an external address in an over the counter transaction today. It was ...
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Is there any recourse if an exchange/wallet service fails? [closed]

I recently used Coinbase to acquire some Bitcoins, my second Bitcoin purchase using their exchange. The first transaction worked as expected however the second purchase seems to have encountered an ...
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Why does Coinbase block SatoshiDice transactions?

I noticed that Coinbase won't allow you to make transactions to SatoshiDice. Is this due to SatoshiDice being blocked in the US due to online gambling regulations, or are there additional reasons for ...
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Where does Coinbase buy coins from?

When we buy coins from Coinbase, where do they get the coins from?