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How are funds verified?

How does a miner verify that the funds are available and not already spent without iterating through the entire Blockchain? Full nodes do iterate through the entire blockchain, but only once. As they ...
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Is it true that sending from an address exposes the public key of a bitcoin address?

This is mostly not correct. First of all, the address is a hash of the public key only. Also, if one has a private key, the corresponding public key can be computed directly. So the most ...
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What is a good place to ask for bitcoin to fund a scientific project?

You could look into posting about your project in the Einsteinium community. The coin is designed specifically to help fund science projects and research. http://einsteinium.org/ https://...
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How are funds verified?

Tl;dr: Bitcoin is cash, not a bank account. Mints don't keep track of which people hold each of their coins or how much of their cash each person holds. Mints provide users of their coins with some ...
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How are funds verified?

How does a miner verify that the funds are available and not already spent without iterating through the entire Blockchain? In order to know all the unspent transaction output you need the entire ...
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I have forgotten my Blockchain account password and 12 word recovery. I have the wallet id and password to the wallet. Can i get my funds back?

If you have a custodial account with Exchange.blockchain.com, you must contact them for help. They own the money, not you ("Not your keys -- not your bitcoin"). If you have a non-custodial ...
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I used support bitcoin wallet address by mistake! How do I get that back to put into my wallet

I use their support Bitcoin wallet address instead of using my wallet Tell them you sent them money by mistake, mention the transaction ID, and ask them to send you the same amount back (less ...
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How are funds verified?

Spendable funds in Bitcoin are tracked in the form of Unspent Transaction Outputs (UTXOs). Each transaction consumes some existing UTXOs in the inputs, and creates new transaction outputs to assign ...
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ZebPay - Direct sell from wallet

With Zebpay, you can sell directly and get your INR. You do not have to wait for a third party to buy your bitcoins like in a typical exchange. I believe it is same with Coinbase to sell and get USD. ...
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BTC-e funding/withdrawal methods. Anybody tried any of these?

I am using perfectmoney there for funding there and it goes always instant to get credit my account balance, i think that is nice method to use there.
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What can I do if someone obtained control of my blockchain wallet?

To be completely safe, you should throw away every piece of information and data to do with the old wallets used or accessed by the scammer. user-ids, passwords, recovery phrases, backups, keys, ...
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‘Forgot Wallet’

If Blockchaindotcom follows the Bitcoin standard of BIP32, then the 12 words should allow you to recover your funds on any wallet. You can try downloading Bluewallet and recovering the wallet there. ...
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I can't find my funds on my bitcoin wallet

what should i do  It depends whether you have a Blockchain.com account or a Blockchain.com wallet. If you have a Blockchain.com account, contact Blockchain.com support. If you have a Blockchain.com ...
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Private Key has no fund

It sounds like the problem may be that the new wallet derived a different type of address from your private key. Normal wallet function will present you with a new address each time you receive ...
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Doubt on lightning channel opening

Channel funding (and the distribution of funds) is determined at the time of channel opening. Once opened, a party cannot ‘add funds’ to the channel, this would require opening a new channel. If you ...
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Who is funding the Beam mimblewimble development team?

BEAM had a private pre-sale, selling tokens to investors. They do not publish any of this information, but in their telegram and elsewhere there were estimates of 25 cents per token for a total of ~5 ...
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Who is funding the Beam mimblewimble development team?

There are many investors of this project. INVESTORS Lemniscap Investor of Beam Mimblewimble Node Capital is investor at BEAM Mimblewimble yeomans capital Investor of Beam Mimblewimble PROTOS ...
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What really happen when user moves fund between Main Account and Trading Account in HitBTC?

This is purely an internal accounting move, no keys are involved. Their comparison to a hot/cold valid is likely just an analogy. In reality, their application layer (or some middleware) enforces ...
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Lightning network: funds into channels

Is there a minimum limit of bitcoin that can be added into a channel during the initialization? According to the Lightning Network Specifications: "The amounts for each output MUST be rounded ...
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I didnt received funds into my wallet

There are many possible explanations and many possible ways to investigate Possible causes The sender mis-typed the receiving address. This is hard to do if the sender scanned a QR code. There are ...
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Why does GBTC frequently not track Bitcoin's price?

An Investor's Business Daily article discusses why GBTC's value does not match the value of the Bitcoins held in the fund. It says that GBTC is not an ETF - it is a grantor trust. It is not ...
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Missing 25% of my btc after a resync...

If you are having a hard time syncing (maybe poor internet connection?) , try getting all your private keys using the API command "dumpwallet" and then importing them into the Electrum wallet ( there ...
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