Questions tagged [payment]

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

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How do payment processors like bitpay work?

How do payment processors like bitpay work? As far as i understood you can only have one address per key pair, so do they generate a whole new pair for every payment? Or can this be done using ...
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Properties of Bitcoin as an Electronic Cash System

I am studying the concept of Electronic Cash, and in several reference I found that the criteria describing the ideal electronic cash system are as follows: Independence: The security of electronic ...
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What is the best way to facilitate bitcoin transfers between users of mobile and web applications?

Curious how an application would exchange bitcoin between users. Can an application send funds directly from sender to receiver or sender to app-owner to receiver?
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How do I pay Utility Bills anonymously with Bitcoin?

I can get my salary with Bitcoin: https://bitwage.com/ I can get loans with Bitcoin: https://bitbond.com/ Can I pay my utility bills with Bitcoin? If the naming pattern follows, there's a https://...
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How does a merchant ensure sufficient value in light of the price volatility?

When a merchant accepts bitcoin payment (for example 10 btc for the purchase), the buyer send the payment of 10 btc and it is settled. However, the 10 btc value will fluctuate every minute (up to 20% ...
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What can I buy with cryptocurrencies today [duplicate]

I have read about CoinPayments, which allow stores to sell goods for crypto currencies. Are there more services like them ? Where else can I expect crypto coins to be accepted ?
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How can i use Bitcoin payment method through Swift for my IOS Project?

I am trying to create Bitcoin Payment in my IOS project. I'm using swift language. I search this topic in lots of sites, youtube, stack overflow. but i just getting HTTP request related topics. Any ...
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'Deposit account' for repetitive bitcoin payments

I am looking for something that would allow me to offer a general "deposit" address (like for payments through my website, services I offer etc.). I am using Electrum as cold storage solution (with a ...
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Where do exchanges store the user's money?

For example if I deposit money to Kraken with my credit card and I do Not buy any coin they just stay in my user account there, since they are withdrawn from my bank account are the money kept in the ...
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What happens when the sent amount doesn't match the payment request exactly?

If I opened an address with a request for 1 BTC, what is the limit that can be sent to me? For instance, if someone sends 0.9/0.89+ to this address then it will consider as accepted, but if any less ...
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Whats the use of QR-codes during wallet to wallet transfer?

I want to know hen the QR-code scanning actually takes place. For instance, if I send my wallet address to someone, how does the person verify that the sender is me, and what do I need to do as soon ...
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Can one send one payment to two private keys through 1 QR code?

Is it possible to send via one QR code or bitcoin address one payment that can be divided or split by a percentage of my choice to two private key QR codes, individual users, a percentage of the ...
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I need a bitcoin or usd payment for my site

Just service with simple API. I want to allow clients to pay usd or bitcoin. Then after payment complete i need to add my custom value on my site client purse. Is there simple system for it? Back end ...
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blockchain.info receiving address changes - is it OK to put BTC address on the website?

Wallet from blockchain.info change the receiving address from time to time. I guess the rationale is to protect my privacy or something. In reality I'd be more secure in my head if I had the same BTC ...
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Is there any protection against receiver's address masquerading attack?

How does one verify that the address of, say “Foodmart”, which the sales person is telling me to send the payment to is actually the address of “Foodmart” not that of that salesman himself? To be ...
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Payment icon for private wallet

I have a wallet created and stored on my computer that I use to accept donations. I want to make things easier for visitors by providing a payment button, but it seems all the online services that ...
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I sent out a payment over a day ago and it's still not confirmed [duplicate]

https://blockchain.info/tx/3b047ef34fcd283ce57868dedb80eb239970ded1aeb10c0fe3a39360dc822056 https://blockchain.info/tx/2a774b4a29a498f95aeb8fd256c36404118fce1157aea976a3fcfe0f29a6918c Electrum won't ...
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Payment Transaction Validation

I want to build a app which takes transaction id, source and destination address as input and need to validate the transaction (the specified amount is sent from address1 to address2. What is the ...
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What are the best JavaScript libraries to accept Bitcoin payments?

I used search engine "accept bitcoin payments" and: https://bitpay.com/ - top result in my google charges 1% fee and requires some verification Stripe charges 0.8% - https://stripe.com/bitcoin - ...
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Offline payments with Android wallet

This Android application for Bitcoin wallet, claims offline payment as a feature. It says, When you're offline, you can still pay via Bluetooth. A payment is concluded only when the transaction ...
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Easy way to accept bitcoin payments without external service

Is there a way to accept Bitcoin payments without running a full node or rely on an external service? I'm thinking in some way to validate the transaction and then broadcast it to the network.
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Receive payments in BTC or USD, but get paid in Bitcoin?

I need to receive payments on my site. I wish to give users the option to either send money in bitcoins or US Dollars. However, I always want to get paid out in bitcoins. So I need to have an auto-...
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What is the right way to accept bitcoin payments using bitcoind?

I want to implement payments using Bitcoin without any 3rd party services. I already installed full node on my server and configured RPC API. What should I do next? Now I plan to work in the ...
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Can bitcoin be used for instant payment?

As transactions have to be confirmed, does it imply bitcoin cannot used for instant payment?
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Where can I sell domain names and earn in bitcoins?

I want to sell my domain names and receive payments in bitcoins. Some platforms that I know of allow to buy domain names with bitcoins but won't let you sell and earn in BTC. Any platform that allows ...
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Can we know the address list which blockchain API has created?

I am currently using blockchain payment API. This API has created the addresses for receiving payment. https://blockchain.info/api/api_receive Can we know the list of unused addresses this ...
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How to confirm a payment was made?

I am planning to write a site that receive payments in Bitcoin. The client add products to the cart, then during check out I will create a Bitcoin address to let him pay for it (each cart gets a ...
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Seller asks me for my BTC address to confirm my payment

So I'm down to my first bitcoin transaction on a purchase with a webshop. Now that I'm at the actual checkout process, I'm asked for my bitcoin address so they can confirm my payment. Since this is ...
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Bitcoin address with money need help getting it? [duplicate]

I have money in a bitcoin address how do I get the money out of it? I am new to bitcoin any help is helpful.
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How can I detect which customer has made a payment using only one receiving address?

How can I detect which customer has made a payment using only one receiving address? Can I embed a unique special message in the QR code (like a nonce) which I'll match against my database? Does it ...
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Is there an intermediary that allows me to pay eBay purchases with Bitcoin?

I mostly buy stuff on Ebay since Amazon and Bestbuy don't offer worldwide shipping, I live in southern Asia. I have an account with my local public bank denominated in US Dollar to make my payments ...
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How to handle VirWox transfers and invoices that expire quickly?

I would like to withdraw a moderate amount of Bitcoin (equivalent to a few tens of USD) to pay the subscription to an online service. I tried to use the "Request Withdrawal" command on the VirWox ...
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Bitcoin system with payins and payouts using bip32

I want to build an automated system, that can accept payments from users in bitcoin and can make payouts to addresses, specified by users, as well. BIP32 says, that the best way to accept payments is ...
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Getting paid by BitCoin on my website using Credit Card [duplicate]

Somehow, I think it's a trivial question yet I couldn't find an answer for it. I have a website that gives online services. Like Image hosting etc'. I want to receive money in BTC, but most people ...
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How do traditional transactions take place (paypal, banks, etc) in comparison to Bitcoin transactions?

Here we talk about bitcoins and blockchain. It is said they are more secured, and people ask questions about how they are implemented. Since I am a complete newbie to blockchain, and I don't know ...
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How can I recognize a bitcoin transaction from a given person?

If I ask two different people to pay me a given amount of bitcoin, how can I tell which one has paid and which one has not? If the amount is different then it's easy. For the same amount? Public key ...
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What is the largest company that has ceased accepting fiat payments in favor of Bitcoin?

We know there are many large companies that now accept Bitcoin transactions (Dell, Overstock, Expedia, etc) however they still accept fiat payments from legacy credit card systems. Which large ...
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Fast bitcoin load service [closed]

I'm freelancer and I'm willing to get paid with bitcoins. Hence I need to find some service which allows to top up bitcoin wallet with minimum efforts (even without registration). Something similar to:...
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Using funds that have not been completely transferred yet for a new transaction

What happens if I start a new transaction with funds from a transaction which isn't 100% complete? Let's say, the incoming transaction shows 2/3 of the green dot, but the sum is counted as full by ...
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how often to update deposit address of the blockchain.info API

how often should I update the users deposit address if I'm using the blockchain receive payments API V2?
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Always the same deposit address for a user?

I'm wondering if it is possible to at creation of a user account also save a deposit address(blockchain.info receive payments API) which the user will always use when he/she wants to deposit coins. ...
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Hacking Question: Hiring a developer to run bitcoin core to process bitcoin payments on site

Hacking Question: First of all i am totally noob. I dont know much about bitcoins. I have an ecommerce website. I want to accept bitcoin payments for my products. I dont want to use 3rd party api's. I ...
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Building a web app to collect Bitcoin payments. How should I monitor transactions on payment?

I'm looking to create a web app similar to coffee.foldapp.com where they load up a bitcoin address and once you pay it will automatically show the Digital code product. They seem to be using 0-...
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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 ...