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Any non wavecrest issuer euro zone debit cards?

After the recent disruption to all debit cards that were using the wavecrest card issuer, it appears they were by far the most common issuer for bitcoin debit card companies. Most of them have stated ...
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Does Bitcoin's high price make payments in stores less viable?

With bitcoins values getting so high (now is $2250/BTC) is it still viable to use bitcoins as a way of payment in stores? It's not that common now, but I thought that people would use it more with ...
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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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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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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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How to charge a fee to process Bitcoin payments in a mobile point of sale app?

I have a mobile point of sale app for local businesses. We want to integrate Bitcoin as a new payment processor for our merchants. We currently charge $.30 per transaction for credit card swipes and ...