Regarding money transfers for different goods and services paid in Bitcoins.

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Bought Bitcoin from ATM, haven't showed up

I made two transactions at a BTC ATM, one of around £80, the other of £10. It has now been >3 hours since the transaction was made. However, only the smaller transaction has appeared in my Bitcoin ...
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Blockchain.info Receive Payment callback problem

I am setting up a website to accept bitcoins using blockchain.info API, it's all set, code is ok, tested and working, I receive payments and everything but blockchain.info just won't call the callback ...
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Transact Bitcoin with no internet

An issue I find when I travel is that I would like to visit a cafe that accepts Bitcoin but because I am abroad I usually don't have an internet connection on my phone. I could use WiFi but what is ...
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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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Service to send Bitcoins or Altcoins over a specific amount of time? Doing it Decentralized?

Is there a service that lets you send Bitcoins or more interestingly Altcoins to an address over a set amount of time. Say for example I wanted to give allowance to my daughter every week for the next ...
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Payment reference

Let's imagine I am hosting an online shop. I sell five different items with a price of 1 BTC. Bob buys item A and Alice buys items B. Bob is paying the bill by sending 1 BTC to my Bitcoin address. ...
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Can I anonymously self-publish books on Amazon and get paid in Bitcoin?

I want to publish the book under a pseudonym, or better yet, anonymously! I had been looking into Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. I’d also like to use an anonymous e-mail address. Would it be ...
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Payment confirmation (3rd's party point of view)

On my site I want to allow two parties to trade between each other without me posing as a middle man. That means that vendor would provide his own address to which a negotiated amount would be ...
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How may I get paid with a free bitcoin website?

In what ways may I monetize a website which offers free and accurate real time Bitcoin exchange and BTC market meta data? In this particular case the purpose and the business model the website was ...
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how to make Instant Payment Forwarding [closed]

so basicly im using block io API. this is the respond: { "status" : "success", "data" : { "network" : "BTC", "forwarding_private_key" : ...
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Bitcoin Core Network Configuration

I am having difficulty loading the full node for my new Bitcoin Core wallet. I use a Mac and share a modem with my apartment complex. I believe a manual network configuration is out of the cards for ...
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POS Receipt payment identification

Lets have a scenario where POS software wants to support bitcoin payments with zero risk. Ideal is to store Merchant's Bitcoin address in POS settings. The intention here is to uniquelly bind receipt ...
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Could Bitcoins (or any other blockchain based cryptocurrency) feasibly ever be used for purchases that need to go through fast?

Today, one of the problems with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is that it takes quite some time for a transfer to go through and enough confirmations to take place. This really isn't a problem when it ...
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Good API for making shareware that accepts bitcoin?

Are there any good APIs for accepting Bitcoin within Qt or similar such applications, for making paid shareware applications?
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Blockchain Receive Payments API Not Working

I want to accept payments with the Blockchain Receive Payments API (https://blockchain.info/api/api_receive) but I can't seem to figure out how to work it. I cannot test it too much because there is a ...
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Which payment methods are suited for bitcoin trading? Which are sufficiently hard to reverse?

I'm aware of this list: bitcoin wiki - pament methods Unfortunately the list is incomplete and outdated. So far I've found SEPA, Okpay, Cash deposit (US) Can someone add to that list? I'm ...
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How do I get the originating address using Blockchain.info's recieving API?

I'm using the blockchain.info/api/api_receive I have everything working fine but when I made a payment I can't find (in the callback) the bitcoin address of the payer, only the address of the ...
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How can I buy a DigitalOcean VPS with Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I am looking for a $10/month VPS, but DigitalOcean does not accept Bitcoin payments. Bitcoin ---> ? ---> DigitalOcean
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Unable to receive/preview funds due to un-synced wallet [duplicate]

I bought bitcoins and sent them to the wallet, however the wallet is not synchronized and as a result I cannot see my bitcoins. Will I be able to see them as soon as the synchronization process ...
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Check if a user pays another user for bitcoin website

I am creating a bitcoin website. I would rather the bitcoin didn't go through my website to prevent any security issues. What happens is one user pays another user, and when that happens my website ...
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Pay button with 2 receiving addresses

I am new to bitcoin technology, I want to build Bitcoin payment button with 2 bitcoin addresses, first is my site address where I will receive a small commission fee, second is my site seller address. ...
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Can one wallet send/receive bitcoins from/to multiple sources simultaneously?

Let's say for example I put my public bitcoin address on a website for donations and multiple people for around the world deposit bitcoins simultaneously to that same wallet: Will all deposit ...
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How or where to send a picture postcard via web/internet and pay with Bitcoin?

I’m searching for a service where I can send picture postcards via the web paying with Bitcoin. I have searched with google but did not find any service, where I can pay with Bitcoin (only credit ...
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Does the inability to spend only part of a transaction result in “too many” extra transactions?

I understand that I can only spend the amount of a full transaction associated with an address. Often this will result in change being sent to a change address that I provide. One question at this ...
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accept bitcoin payments for orders without 3rd party software

I've been searching for an open-source alternative to blockchain.info's Receive Payments API (https://blockchain.info/api/api_receive). I want to run bitcoind on my own server and have payments ...
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Error trying to send payments with RPC sendmany

Need help fixing this error. Error trying to send payments with RPC sendmany {"code":-8,"message":"Invalid parameter, duplicated address I a running a NOMP mining pool that has payment job breaking ...
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Why wait for several confirmations before shipping?

Suppose customers pay me bitcoins for their purchases. As far as I understand, I could check block chain that the proper payment amount has been made to the address I generate for each customer, and ...
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Is there any software that allows me to make a single multi-recipient transaction?

I would like to do a payment to multiple addresses in the same transaction on a regular basis. The scenario is this: Collect addresses via QR or string (these may change on each occasion) Use all ...
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Why should I pay in bitcoin as opposed to traditional payment methods?

Recently I have seen a few online stores starting to accept bitcoin as a payment method, but I can't think of a reason why I would ever want to pay in bitcoins. Since I get paid in GBP then I would ...
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Logical flow to check for receipt of a bitcoin payment [duplicate]

I'm experimenting with writing some Bitcoin software in Node.JS using the node-bitcoin lib to talk directly to my own bitcoind via JSON-RPC, and I am trying to work out the best-practice way to ...
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Ripple partial payments

I've read on the Ripple Wiki page for Transactions about partial payments. I am wondering how a partial payment would look when data is polled about an account? Would the transaction amount be ...
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Autopayout Setup on a wallet

I am creating an application which will be paying out some amount of BTC every hour to few addresses. Is there a service that allows me to program the transactions or a wallet, which offers a feature ...
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Coinbase Security

Does anybody know how cold is the Coinbase cold storage? I'm not really into Coinbase but when I read about their cold storage I become a little bit skeptical: for example, how do they process ...
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Does using Ripple to accept Bitcoin reduce risk of Bitcoin fraud?

Does Ripple reduce the risk of double-spending, or other types of issues that may crop up when using Bitcoin natively?
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How to minimize risk when accepting zero confirmation payments?

I'm trying to setup a way of accepting Bitcoin payments in real life situations, where waiting for confirmations is typically not an option. I understand this is never 100% risk free (especially with ...
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Accepting Payments To Bitcoins

I am setting up an online shop to sell digital goods. I would ideally like to accept only Bitcoin payments, however most users do not use Bitcoins or can't work it out. Therefore, I have to accept ...
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Is there a way to pay my credit card balance with bitcoins?

So imagine that I have 200 USD on my credit card balance from a bunch of small purchases and bar drinks and tips that I want to pay using bitcoins. I know that I can but gift cards from gyft or do ...
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Is it possible to create a Bitcoin URI with multiple outputs?

The Bitcoin URI scheme allows for the creation of single-click payment request, using the format bitcoin:<address>&amount=<amount> such as ...
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How to prove to my landlord that bitcoin came from my wallet?

Let's say I'm paying my monthly rent using bitcoin. I'm going to set up a script to send 5 bitcoin from my wallet to my landlord's address every month. I will not be able to tell beforehand which ...
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Withdraw bitcoin to Philippine bank account

I work as a virtual assistant and live in the Philippines and my employer is in the US. We've been using Paypal to send payments to me and my employer mentioned using bitcoins instead. So I ...
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Is there a way to stop someone from giving me bitcoins to an address that I own [duplicate]

I know I should be thankful for free money. But sometimes it might come from an undesirable source. Is there a way of preventing unwanted credits? I suppose I could look at the block chain and pay it ...
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Creating secure architecture and payout process

I studied lots of valuable q&a here, but still I have some doubts. Case - simple game (calm down - I'm not one of the rookies creating exchange as seen here), which allows to pay for a game. The ...
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Integrating Bitcoin payment methods to a UK Opencart store?

I really want to integrate Bitcoin into my girlfriend's web store, but have found that they are either too expensive per transaction for international payments (bips.me - $7.50), have a huge minimum ...
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Can Cryptocoins be spent through payment services?

can Cryptocoins be spent through payment systems like Paypal? i.e. instead of linking to a credit card, linking to the wallet address. or do they have to explicitly accept bitcoins/crytpocoins?
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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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How to determine if a BTC payment has been done

Scenario: You have a website running on a remote server, and you want to accept BTC donations to a specific address (most likely yours) and to display a "Thank you" message automatically. How do you ...
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What's needed to host a competitive game site

Let's say I wanted to host a site in which users create their own accounts they deposit bitcoins in said accounts a commission of, say, 0.05% is kept of all the bitcoins that are deposited in the ...
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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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Easiest way to accept BTC and test

We are building an online game and planning to enable our players to play for bitcoins. Therefore, we need to enable players to deposit and withdraw bitcoins. Which way is the easiest to start ...
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How can I pay with Bitcoin on overstock.com o.co?

I just registered at overstock.com to buy something, because I heard that they accept bitcoins as of today. But when I checked out, there was no option to pay with bitcoins. Only PayPal and credit ...