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

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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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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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Accepting payment for bitcoins online: What types of payment “cards” or epayments are non-refundable?

I'd like to sell bitcoins to people online. My question is this: What kinds of payments can I accept online that are not refundable, or charge-backable, and can somewhat easily be turned back into ...
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Chained Payments with bitcoin like Paypal Adaptive Payments?

i have to develop an etsy-like store using bitcoins as currency trading; As happen in the Etsy network, i have to hold back a fee for all the transactions made by all the sub-stores in the network; ...
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In Electrum, how does one watch/poll a wallet for an incoming payments to a certain address via API?

I want to create a simple way to accepting bitcoins on my own, using Electrum. I don't except big volume. I suppose, I'd have at most a handful of incoming payments in the beginning. That is, I ...
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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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Blockchain.info Receive Payments API problem

I am building a little online app to accept bitcoin payments in my website. I have a blockchain.info wallet and I am following their Receive Payments Api, which can be visited here: http://blockchain....
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Is it possible to earn BTC by processing transactions?

Where does the money go? Is it possible for any person to setup his wallet application to process transactions and make some more BTC?
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I'm in the uk, I wish to purchase bitcoins, but the process seems to be very convoluted. There has to be an easy way?

Any way that doesn't involve days of delay, verification etc? Are private traders available?
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What is the most efficient and safest way to handle cold&warm Bitcoin storages?

Think of a situation where you receive and send bitcoins on a regular basis, like an exchange or a payments processor. You want to keep as large a portion of your coins as possible on the cold ...
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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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Throughput of Lightning Network

Is there any reliable source of information regarding the estimation of the number of payments that occur in Lightning Network every day? If the total number is impossible to estimate are there any ...
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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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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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Do you need to be connected to the internet to send someone bitcoin?

Say I walk into a store that accepts bitcoin. I decide to buy something and go to the counter. I get my smartphone out to pay the bitcoin. Does my smartphone need to have an internet connection to ...
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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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transfer money to mtgox with visa or mastercoard [duplicate]

I am looking into add funds tab from mtgox and I can not find an option with visa or mastercard. E-Currencies: Liberty Reserve (Instant funding - NO FEE) PerfectMoney (INSTANT funding - 1% FEE) ...
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How can I get more than 1 BTC on testnet?

The only way I know of to get testnet coins is through faucets such as the following. https://testnet-faucet.com/btc-testnet/ https://testnet-faucet.mempool.co/ https://kuttler.eu/en/bitcoin/btc/...
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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 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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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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send payment from one address to another from my website

I want to send payment to bitcoin address weekly from my bitcoin address,I have tried blockchain api but can't seem to find an answer.Need help.
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Race attack with transaction fees

let's say I run a simple race attack (say in a restaurant). I transfer BTC to the restaurant but seconds before (or after) I send the very same coins to myself. To make this deal more likely for ...
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Batching transactions - calculating batch transaction fee

I want to use transaction batching to make BTC payments to multiple recipients. In order to optimize transaction amount \ size, lets I'm making equal transfers of x BTC to N recipients, and that F(x, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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farmers quest to exchange goods and services

I would like to know whether it is possible for farmers to use Bitcoin to exchange good and services without ever using other money. We are trying to build a network between local farmers and would ...
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How to integrate a Bitcoin payment service in my auction site

So, if I wanted to have Bitcoin as a form of method where users could pay, how would I do this? Obviously, there is paypal, where the buyer sends money through pp, which disperses to the seller. So, I ...
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How will X509-validated payments request work? (AKA “The Payment Protocol”)

I'm looking for an overview and requirements on how this will work... including Root CA selection (across the platforms) What does the request look like? How does the payment "flow" look like?
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Where is it possible to buy an ASIC?

I know of Avalon and Butterfly Labs, but they aren't currently shipping. Does anyone know where, if anywhere it is possible to order and receive shipment before the year's out?
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How to convert my bitcoins to another currency

I'm a merchant, and I'm looking for a complementary method of payment. How can I exchange bitcoins for my local currency?
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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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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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Can a Lightning channel's initial BTC value be updated?

When an LN channel is created, it is funded with an initial BTC amount by at least one one peer. But given that most of the whole idea of LN is the existence of long running channels, I wonder if this ...
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How can i accept Bitcoin donations or payments on my website? [duplicate]

I have seen all these other posts on how to do it, but they are all so complicated, what is the quickest, easiesy way to accept Bitcoin payments or donations on my website? Why is it all so difficult?
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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 12....
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How to read a transaction from a block? Who paid whom?

I'd like to know how to read a 'transaction', so if we take an example of this transaction (which comes from block #520156) it's easy to spot that 'th' paid 'U8' 0.005BTC and '9E' paid 'Y5' 0.013BTC. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Bitcoin: what if I was about to sign an offline transaction using the transaction history and I get paid into same address

while using an offline client I have to copy and paste transaction history of the address I want to spend coins from. What if there was a new bitcoin transfer into my address before sending the signed ...
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about bitcoin market price for a shopping mall

I am thinking of making a shopping mall based on Bitcoin payment system. But, as you all know, bitcoin market price experiences sudden rise and drop nowadays and It will also continue to fluctuate in ...
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How do you know how much a product costs in Bitcoins?

When paying with Bitcoins how does that affect the price of the service or item? For example If I buy something that costs 20 CAD using Bitcoins and the exchange rate is 1 CAD = 0.01 BTC does that ...
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off-chain payment channels: Do we need to trust “Payment Service Providers”?

A paper entitled: "Privacy in Bitcoin Transactions: New Challenges from Blockchain Scalability Solutions" has tried to investigate privacy issues of the Bitcoin influenced by the solutions for ...