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Why are smart contract outputs different from ordinary transactions?

A Coinbase exchange engineer said: "Depositing from smart contracts is hard. Smart contract outputs are not like normal ETH transactions and it is non-trivial for us to get notified when we ...
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Are funds returned if one transfers from an exchange to an invalid Ethereum address?

I transferred some ether form an exchange site to an invalid address (invalid in that the correct address was trailed by 6 numbers I accidentally pasted in). Looking for that address on Ethereum ...
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When and if ETH converts to PoS who will receive the staking rewards?

For ETH stored on online exchanges will the exchanges receive all staking rewards or will they be passed along to their users that actually own the ETH?
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Can I sell a portion of my DAO tokens on a market place?

If I bought all my DAO tokens with the same account, will I be able to sell only a portion of them on a marketplace?
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How do I transfer funds from an exchange to a wallet I control?

This Q&A was spawned by the fact there's no one good place with this information. All answers will be wikis. A few of us are going to be collaborating on this effort. Please keep one answer per ...
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What happens with DGD in an exchange?

If I understand correctly, DGD pays you a small free on all digix gold trades. Now, what happens when you deposit your DGD in an exchange? The DGD is still yours, so you're supposed to receive the ...
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Sent ether from wallet to bittrex, 12 hours later no balance on bittrex [closed]

So I made an account on bittrex and I created a hex address so I could transfer over my ether, I went into my wallet and sent 0.1 ether to bittrex, 12 hours later my bittrex account still shows a 0 ...
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How to handle ether deposits like exchanges do?

One of the core philosophies of Ethereum is decentralization. However, there are still many valid use cases to provide centralized wallet services, exchanges being one of the most well known examples. ...
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Is it possible to transfer value between two cryptocurrencies?

I am interested in whether it is possible to use Ethereum to execute an exchange between two different crypto-currencies, such that the funds are released only once both parties have agreed and in ...
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Is there an Ethereum trading website which allows overlaying of trade entry and exit points over their chart?

I am looking for a website similar to tab-trader app, one which will allow me to use the Poloniex API key and view my buy and sell points overlaid on the current chart? Tab trader has this ...
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Can I withdraw Ether from exchanges to a contract wallet?

I was making a withdraw from Bittrex to a contract wallet. I never received the ether. On the transaction it says: "Warning! An error occurred during contract execution" Is there a way to ...
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How do I buy Ethereum with USD?

I am a complete noob at investing. I have never bought stock or invested in anything before but I have $300 I would like to turn into Ethereum. Could someone please tell me step by step how to ...
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How to sell ETH for USD or EUR?

What is the process to get Dollar or Euro from Ether to my bank account? The easiest is to sell ETH into BTC on Poloniex, then I transfer my BTC to Kraken and on Kraken I sell BTC into Euro and the ...
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Getting TX hash back but transactions not showing on blockchain?

So I upgraded geth yesterday to 1.3.4. I've been trying to send ETH to my Poloniex wallet, and every time I attempt a deposit my terminal returns a TX hash, but this hash never shows up in the block ...
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How to recover BTC that wasn't converted into ETH by Shifty via Mist?

I tried the "deposit with BTC" option BTC transfer was recognized in "Awaiting Deposit" Then "Awaiting Exchange" timed out, I got a "try again" dialog, and was shown no way to get my BTC back or to ...
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Is it safe to keep Ether on an exchanges during the Homestead switchover?

There are several exchanges like Kraken, Gatecoin, etc. Is it safe to keep Ether on one of these exchanges when the switchover from Pioneer to Homestead takes place?
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Transaction using geth is stuck

I have created a wallet using geth on my mac. I have sent a small amount from Kraken to that account but its stuck on "sending". Do I need to download the blockchain first on my node so it can be ...
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What is the difference between ICAP and HEX addresses?

I've read what Kraken have mentioned in the difference guide but I haven't understood it well. I plan to mine ethereum. What fits better for me?
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EtherEx decentralized exchange

Been waiting for a long time to be able to access a decentralized exchange. When will EtherEx be launched and will it support BTC ETH pair?
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Are there any decentralized local exchanges for euro/usd to ether?

Is it possible to have something like a DApp to find the closest Ether owner to purchase or sell ether? Something that can be used as a decentralized market.
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If the supply of Ether is finite, are there any mechanisms to deter hoarding?

The supply of bitcoin is capped at 21 million. The supply of Ether is similarly capped at ~90 million. If we are to assume that Ethereum will become more popular as time progresses, and if we also ...
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From a technical perspective, is MultiSigna a decentralized exchange utilizing ethereum?

Does anyone know how we would be able to either view the Ethereum blockchain or inspect the code from Multisigna to confirm if it is a true ethereum decentralized exchange? Source: https://www....
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What does “resistance” mean in the context of a cryptocurrency exchange?

I was reading Where can I buy Ether? and they mention "least resistance" as a criterion for an exchange: Where are the best places to buy ether with the least resistance and lowest fees? What does ...
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Can ethereum really make a safe decentralized exchange?

I see there are a few ethereum decentralized exchanges out there. Are they really safe? Is there one currently in existing? Will this save me from getting MTgoxed in the future?
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Where can I buy Ether?

Where are the best places to buy ether with the least resistance and lowest fees? Is there something like local bitcoin, but for ether?