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Which bitcoin materials/ hardware do I need to start a shop? [closed]

I'm thinking about starting a shop, where you are able to purchase different bitcoin materials/hardware to get started. I've tried to search on the web for details, but I'm a little confused. There ...
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Paranoid Merchants on double spending [closed]

How can merchants be alerted of Double-spending attacks? Let us take a hypothetical case where a merchant offer a BTC deposit wallet to his users, User deposits Bitcoins and it's credited to his ...
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Can I use Bitcoin elsewhere except in the deep web? [duplicate]

I really like the idea of having an universal online currency and I wanted to know if I can use it in the 'surface web'.
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I need Fiat -> BTC merchant service

Hello bitcoin community. I'm running startup and we think how to accept payments. Our customers are far not geeks and they don't know what BTC is. However, I'd prefer to collect BTC on may wallet, ...
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Checkout time for consumers in stores accepting bitcoins

If the general practice is use to different bitcoin address for every new transaction, does it mean that merchant in a retail store that accepts bitcoins has to change his QR code for every new ...
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Why were BTC not accepted in the Humble Borderlands Bundle?

AFAIK, so far, BTC has been accepted in every Humble Bundle since they started accepting them… instead they weren't an available option with the Borderlands bundle. Is there an official, ...
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Where can I get a list of places I can use my Bitcoins?

I am new to Bitcoin and I'm trying to understand how it works and how I can make it work for me. So, let's say I travel often to different Spanish speaking countries in South America and Spain. How ...
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Do any router custom firmwares enable Bitcoin for anonymous usage?

I want to find Wifi firmware where I can sell my internet service with anyone who needs to use it... ideally paying in an Altcoin or Bitcoin. Are there any router modifications that support a wallet ...
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I want to accept bitcoin on my raspberry pi

I have a web server running on a raspberry pi and I want to accept bitcoins. I have very little disk space so I don't have room to install bitcoind. I don't trust any third party services to process ...
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How would an artist be able to sell their own music for Bitcoin?

What options are there for artists to market their Music in exchange for Bitcoin? How would an artist be able to directly sell his work to his fans?
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Should a casino manage its own Bitcoin wallet?

Let's say I wanted to start an online casino that accepts Bitcoins. Would it make sense to manage my own Bitcoin wallet for this site? Or would it make sense to just use a third-party service that ...
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How to accept payments via Ripple on a website

A web search led to Ripple.com. Is it possible to add the payments via Ripple payment to an e-commerce website? Where can i find source code to implement such Ripple payments? For example, there are ...
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How do I set up a free Bitcoin eStore [closed]

I want to sell digital products (eBooks) using Bitcoin, and I want products to be instantly available after purchase. What could I do?
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How do BTC payments work at real-world shops? [duplicate]

At CoinMap, I can find several coffee- and other brick-and-mortar shops that apparently accept bitcoin payments. How do these transactions work? Do I have to stand at the counter for 10 minutes and ...
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As a small hotel accepting bitcoins, do I show only one payment address?

I am currently accepting bitcoins as payment at my hotel, but I am uncertain about the payment address(es). I prefer to avoid payment service such as BitPay and Coinbase to mention a few. At this ...
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Inbound connection merchant risk

I was recently looking at the safest way to set up an online bitcoin service. When looking for security concerns I ran across this post on stackexchange What are the risks of running an online store ...
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How can merchants accept Bitcoins while keeping it in line with the original USD value?

I mean, if a pizza costs $25 and a BTC is $500, the pizza store should be announcing a pizza for 0.05 BTC. However, if tomorrow the USD value of a BTC doubles or halves, that announced price for the ...
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Bitcoin Supporting Chargebacks

I've heard there was a proposal to support some form of chargeback in an upcoming release of the Bitcoin Protocol. My first question is this rumor factually accurate and if so how will it be ...
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How to buy Apple products with Bitcoin? [closed]

How can I buy Apple products? I want to buy the new iPad Mini, and I'd use Gyft to convert BTC to Amazon credit, but the new iPad is not yet on Amazon. Is there any way to buy the new iPad Mini, ...
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Can bitcoin buy food? [duplicate]

I am very interested in this idea. Fundamentally though, if these coins are simply used to buy more stuff (videogames, alpaca socks...), how does this help with buying necessities or help the poor ...
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How do bitcoin merchants know that it was YOU that payed them

When I try to buy something using bitcoins, how does that merchant know that I have payed them the agreed amount. In other words, how does the merchant know that I payed for the product, and that ...
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How to answer merchant who asks “What is Bitcoin?” [duplicate]

There is a software product that I'm interested in purchasing a license for. I sent an email to their customer service asking if they would be interested in accepting Bitcoin. Software licences seem ...
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Is there a safe way to use bitcoin based online services?

Today I've seen new service www.spend-a-bit.com. Idea is good, however you need to send them bitcoins first and then you get your balance. Question is: Is there any way to make online services safe ...
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European online stores selling electronics

I know bitcoinstore.com is the heaven for bitcoin loving geeks to buy their gadget. However I'd like to find similar electronics stores in European Union area to avoid extra custom fees. Are there ...
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What products, deals or other incentives are available exclusively to those paying with Bitcoin?

Occasionally I'll see an offer that is available only to those who pay with Bitcoin. What products are sold in which no other payment method is offered, or other offer extended only to those paying ...
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How much does an online store that sells in multiple currencies need to know about exchange rates?

Please take the title with a grain of salt. I couldn't make it short and also implying all that I am about to ask here. Consider Yen devaluation. Forex traders constantly buy USD and sell JPY, or ...
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Where can I Buy any Single Pizza Using Bitcoins?

I would like to purchace this notorious Pizza that is talked about , I would like that the bitcoin not be a come-on for a coupon for a pizza, but an actual pizza that I can eat? Can I buy a Pizza ...
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Where can I find a list of business which accept Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I'm looking for business which accept Bitcoin, both online and in my community. Where can I find a list of these? Are there any community-maintained places which enumerate businesses which accept ...
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Can you Send Coins back from a Receive Address? [duplicate]

We are setting up some merchant functions If a customer sends too many coins in a transfer for an order Can you send the change back to address you received the coins from . i.e 1) Order 1234 ...
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How To Use BitPay

We have a online computer company written in PHP www.cworld.com.au A sister site we have uses Magento How can we use BitPay to enable our site for BTC..Is there an API Can we get paid for every ...
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Can I sell items on Etsy using Bitcoin?

What is the correct way for an Etsy shop owner to sell their items using bitcoin? Does Etsy even allow it? Will they freeze my account?
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Ideal prompt to show to the customer

I am selling SASS solution on my website. How do I ideally educate customer to use bitcoin, which convince them to use bitcoin instead of paypal or other methods.
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What is the store that sells the famous alpaca socks for Bitcoin?

In the now-sort-of-viral Bitcoin video, one notable mention of Bitcoin use was to buy alpaca socks. What is the store that sells or used to sell those iconic socks for Bitcoin?
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How can I assure my consumers they are actually paying the correct person? (prevent MITM attacks)

There are many network level attacks that give someone Man in the Middle ability to replace my Bitcoin address with their own. Since there is no way to cancel a transaction, and the best practice ...
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Is there a point to vanity addresses if a new destination address should be created per sender?

There is some advice for merchants to have a unique Bitcoin address for each incoming address. Apparently this will help associate a transaction with a sender. Since it can take a long time to ...
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Is there an API for price estimation?

I need to display at my website what a certain amount of Bitcoins will likely cost. I can fetch the latest price using the MtGox API and multiply it by the amount, but for large amounts this is ...
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How can I find well-connected nodes?

If I am a merchant accepting 0-confirmation transactions I should protect myself against race attacks. Several resources state that I should configure bitcoin daemon to not listen for incoming ...
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What nodes are best for lessening the risk of loss from a race attack

A successful race attack is one where the payment recipient's node receives a spend transaction yet the next block that is mined has a different transaction that spends the same coin. Thus the ...
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Any multi-currency accounting ledger that lets me use BTC?

Are there any online or open source (i.e., free, or at least cheap) accounting systems that do multi-currency so that I can record revenues and payments made using BTCs in the same system that I use ...
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How can I process Bitcoin transactions in my store?

What merchant solutions are available to integrate Bitcoin in an online store? Is there a wiki page that describes the different merchant solutions? Note - This question was originally asked ...
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Largest current merchants accepting Bitcoin? [closed]

I am writing some rants about the use of Bitcoin, and would like to sum it up by naming some spearpoint examples of companies and service providers that use Bitcoin. Either solely or side-by-side with ...
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Where can I find a list of merchants who accept bitcoins?

Is there a list of merchants who accept bitcoins?