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Are there any services offering blockchain.info-like API for multiple currencies?

I am wondering whether there are any services that offer some API like blockchain.info does but for multiple currencies at the same time. I know there are a lot of block explorers out there, but they ...
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Thin command line-capable client for Linux

I need to set up linux server for web service that could generate bitcoin addresses and check the balance on them, etc (basically, receive payments in BTC). And I do not want to use third-party online ...
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Automatically Get Bitcoin Difficulty, Bitcoins/Block, Exchange Rate Statistics [duplicate]

What can I do to programmatically get statistics such as current Bitcoin difficulty, Bitcoin award per block, USD/BTC exchange rate?
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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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Ubuntu Linux — How do I start bitcoind as a service to run automatically?

I've got a bunch of other services set up to boot automatically when my Ubuntu server starts (services like wicd-daemon and VPN), but I can't figure out how to set up the bitcoin daemon (bitcoind) to ...
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Will Flattr support Bitcoin?

It would be great if it would be possible to spend Bitcoins via Flattr. Does anybody know if there is something planed?
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Are there any API servers available for alt-coins that allow for transactions to be broadcast into their networks?

With blockchain.info we have the pushtx API that allow one to broadcast raw transactions into the network. It appears to be one of few services that offer such functionality. Are there any servers ...
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Blockchain.info Shared Send

Can anyone comment on the trustworthiness of blockchain.info's mixing service (shared send). Also would it be possible for things to go wrong internally resulting in my loss?
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Is there a service that alerts about attempted double spends for merchants accepting 0-confirmation transactions?

I often come across merchants accepting payment in bitcoin, who require several confirmations on transactions, but where the probability of a successful double spend doesn't justify the waiting time ...
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Is there a service that automatically “sweeps” funds to another address whenever they are sent?

There's the sweepprivkey proposal from 2011 which was not accepted, that would have allowed one to instruct her bitcoind client to listen to transactions and sweep funds whenever they are transferred ...
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How to make a Hidden Tor Bitcoin Mixing Service?

Bitcoiners. I have been trying to seek out a legit Bitcoin Mixing service, and I just don't feel secure by putting my coins in their hands. I have scoured the internet trying to find a tutorial on how ...
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What are some good ways of marketing a Bitcoin related service?

What are some good ways of promoting a Bitcoin related service? This could include: Bitcoin Service Directories Forums Advertising Mailing Lists ??? EDIT: The target audience is people who have ...
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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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Where are Bitcoin online casinos hosted?

With a few Bitcoin-powered online casinos popping up every now and then, I am wondering where they are hosted and if they operate legally in the given area?
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Is it safe to run bitcoind on another server

I'm making first, rough concepts of some ideas for bitcoin-enabled services I have in mind. One thing that I wonder is, is there a best-practise approach on running bitcoind on another server that ...
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Securing bitcoin addresses in database

I'm working on a service which will require me to store bitcoin payout addresses in my database. This means that a potential attack to my service would be to gain access to the database and replace ...
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Is Quickbitcoins.net gone with all money?

Site is down, google finds no new address. Can find nothingness on bitcoin forums, but Gregor not brightest crayon, perhaps doesn't know how to search.
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Where is a comprehensive list of websites for getting free bitcoins?

Up till now I know two websites where one can get free bitcoins: http://www.bitvisitor.com/ https://freebitcoins.appspot.com Is there a comprehensive list of all such websites available somewhere? ...
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How to find partners for a Bitcoin business?

Are there any resources available to find people who are interested in starting a Bitcoin-related business? To answer comments: I am looking for both partners who want to start a business and ...
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What is the cheapest Cash-to-Bitcoin Service? [closed]

There seems to be a few services to purchase bitcoins from out there, as in bitinstant, MtGox, bitcoin.de, etc. I would like to know if someone has looked around to find the one with the cheapest ...
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Why did GLBSE close?

I went to https://glbse.com/ and see it is closed. It was a stock exchange for shares of companies denominated in Bitcoins. Does anyone know why it closed?
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Are there any active Bitcoin leveraged trading platforms available?

For awhile Bitcoinica was a very popular leveraged trading service, but it got hacked and closed down. Are there any more services like that still functioning in the Bitcoin ecosystem?
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Receiving dollars directly into bitcoin wallet?

Is there a way that I can set up my account to have my customers pay for services rendered in dollars directly into my bitcoin account via an online electronic funds transfer from their bank account?
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Testnet eWallet?

Is there any eWallet available that works on the TestNet? I want to test some payments and so forth and sometimes I want to have an access to an online wallet, so I don't need to hassle with ...
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Who to rent virtual private server from accepts bitcoin? [closed]

Have preferences for service. Desirable that machine hosted in nation disagreeable with United States. Standard linux images available. Will create webpage which lists links to youtube videos, expect ...
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How much should I charge a client if they pay me in bitcoins?

The price of bitcoins fluctuates rapidly against other currencies. If I were to go to a restaurant and pay for a meal in bitcoins the price at the start of the meal would almost certainly be different ...
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How can a wager with SatoshiDICE be proven to be fair?

What steps will let a person manually verify that the DICE roll was fair?
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How to implement a green address in Bitcoind?

There are a few websites that use green addresses, but how can one go about implementing it using the standard Bitcoin API?
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Which VPS providers are the most popular or notable for hosting bitcoind instances?

A lot of people wanting to create their own service communicating with a bitcoind instance use virtual servers for hosting due to the low associated costs. Which service providers are the most popular ...
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Bitcoin-related bounties

What is the most common way for one to announce new Bitcoin-related bounties in the community? Is there some website that mediates in the process, or is everything done through the Bitcoin forum?
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What is the story behind Bitcoinica?

Bitcoinica was a very popular service when it was operating. What is the story behind it - when was it started, what did it offer, and what hurdles did it face?
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What sort of service is Bitcoinica?

What sort of service is Bitcoinica (or was before it was closed)?
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How to do precise accounting with bitcoind?

I'm considering making a service that would be handling user deposits in Bitcoins through a server running bitcoind. Upon purchasing something through the service, I want to withdraw the precise ...
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Which Bitcoin-related services are certified secure by external parties?

There are a number of Bitcoin-related websites that offer services related to handling sensitive user information (like eWallets holding onto our private keys), but not many of them are certified by a ...
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What is the story behind MyBitcoin?

The name of MyBitcoin eWallet comes up quite often here and there. What is the story behind it and the attack on it they claimed occurred?
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What external systems is Bitcoin commerce dependent on?

If there was a concerted effort to "shut it down", where are the vulnerabilities? The potential for the Bitcoin client to communicate with other Bitcoin nodes has been discussed at length, but what ...
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Where can I register a .RU domain and pay with bitcoins?

Where can I register a .RU domain and pay with bitcoins? (There are several services offering the registration of "international" domains and accepting bitcoin payments, but what about .RU domain?)
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Where can I register a domain and pay with bitcoins?

Where can I register a domain name and pay with bitcoins? (The question is about usual domain names, not .bit maintained by the namecoin network.)
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Dollar cost averaging approach to Bitcoin investing?

Are there any services offering a dollar cost averaging approach to Bitcoin investing, i.e. something like an index tracker fund which purchases a set amount on a regular basis? If not, are there any ...
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How to instantly give people a pre-filled wallet to introduce them to Bitcoin?

As a Bitcoin evangelist I like to introduce Bitcoin to my friends, and if possible even get them involved by having them own a few coins themselves. The settlement of a personal debt through Bitcoin ...
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What's the simplest way to deposit BTC into US Banking account with minimal fees? [closed]

I've been looking through the bitcoin wiki and googling isn't providing any useful results. Basically I'm looking for some way to deposit my BTC into my US bank account. Is there any service that can ...
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Automating service with income from VISA and expenses in Bitcoins

Open-org.com is building an online service, which will have income coming from VISA cards, and will pay expenses in Bitcoins. We expect to make something like 100 transactions per day from credit ...
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How to decode messages embedded with btcmsg?

btcmsg seems to be using proprietary software to encode and decode messages in the blockchain. Did they expose their algorithm? If they shut down tomorrow, how can someone decode messages he stored ...
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Comment-to in the API

Sendfrom en senttoaddress both have [comment] and [comment-to] as arguments. Comment uses the script to put in a message, thus in a semi-standardized manner. Does comment-to encrypt the message with ...
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Could bitcoins be used to filter spam?

I would like filter spam in a way that people have to pay a very small amount of bitcoins to prioritize very good things or to kill very poor things, to make less casual environment and to encourage ...
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Alternative currencies eWallets

Are there any online wallet services that offer services for alternative cryptocoins, such as Namecoins, Litecoins, etc?
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Is there a way to publicly raise Bitcoin funds?

What services are available to publicly raise Bitcoin funds? I'm considering setting up a Bitcoin fund that would accept BTC donations. If the fund doesn't reach a certain value after a time, I'd ...
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Has anyone attempted to make a working voting system using a bitcoin based system?

It occurred to me the other day that the difficult problem of electronic voting could possibly be solved quite nicely using a bitcoin system. I believe it's transparent enough to be trusted. I found a ...
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What Bitcoin Mixing/Laundry Services are availble today?

A Bitcoin Laundry or Mixing Service is a service that accepts BTC payments, and returns the same BTC amount, only from coins that are unassociated to the original BTC. It is a privacy service that ...
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Services paid in Bitcoin [closed]

I am interested in what other internet and other communication services out there are accepting Bitcoins for payment. I know of http://mullvad.net/ for VPN and a few others, ...