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Bitcoin sent, recipient claiming not received

I sent bitcoins to the address I was given (double checked). The recipient is claiming they did not receive it. I sent them a different payment yesterday at 8:30p and they didn't get it until 4:00am ...
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Sending and receiving address

What's the difference between sending and receiving address? I mean, if for mistake I asked to send a payment to my sending address, have I lost my bitcoin? TX
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How to handle a ridiculous amount of receiving addresses?

By ridiculous I mean something absolutely absurd. 1 million+ addresses. Like say if Amazon had started to accept payments, how could they possibly keep up? Bitcoind probably can't keep up? How would I ...
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How long does it take to receive bitcoins?

I bought 1.25 BTC but after 2 days I see nothing. What is wrong? This is the transaction. Also, I went to freebitcoins.appspot.com, since they claim thay they give for free 0.005 bitcoins per visitor....
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How does one checks which customer made a payment?

One question I'm not able to properly answer when asked is How exactly can the blockchain verify the identity of the user without a centralized trusted party such as VeriSign? I know this is done ...
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What is the maximum of receive addresses the default wallet can handle?

I guess there is no limit. But on tests, what is the maximum before the bitcoind start to slow down in a specific machine?
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Blockchain Explorer says received but it's not received yet!

I sent some Bitcoin to my friends wallet since 2 days ago. It says approved and sent successfully on my end. And even on blockchain Explorer it says confirmed and received. But my friend says he hasn'...
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Sending and Receiving Mechanics

I'm new to Bitcoin and am considering allowing people to pay for my software with them. Before I continue I would like to clarify some things. My googling did not get me the answers I was after. I ...
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Bitcoinj: How to get notified when coins are received

I need to know when my local wallet receives coins... but onCoinsReceived is invoked as soon as a transaction on my wallet is visible. How do I get notified when coins have been received and are ...
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Where are the receiving and sending address descriptions stored?

Are the sending and receiving address descriptions stored in the wallet file, or as some other file managed by the Bitcoin client app? If I move or copy my wallet to a new installation of the ...
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Accept payments on someone else's behalf without being able to spend them

TL;DR I wish to store some sort of key in my application for each vendor account that allows for my application to generate a receiving address for clients to make payments to. I am writing some ...
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How to link a bitcoin address to a wallet address?

BitGo has a feature where you can have multiple addresses under a wallet. The wallet also has its own address. Now suppose I have two addresses under my wallet. This means for any user to send me BTC, ...
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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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Is the transaction within Genesis block spendable? [duplicate]

Are the transactions added to the genesis block spendable, just like any other transactions from other blocks, or is that an unspendable coinbase transaction. In other words.. Is the transaction ...
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Deduct transaction fee always from 1 receiver address if sending some BTC amount to 2 different receiver addresses in single transaction

Need help!! anyone there.. How to Deduct transaction fee always from 1 receiver address if sending some BTC amount to 2 different receiver addresses in single transaction