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Zakat for Bitcoin

I got 'X'amount of bitcoin for the last one year. (from discussions and answers on this site, I came to the conclusion that Bitcoin is not directly proven haram, so I am considering paying Zakat). ...
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To read the Qur'an on a mobile, should I do wudu? Is it complsory?

Aslamualikum all. When we ready the Qur'an as a book, we do wudu. But when we read it on a mobile, is it compulsory to do wudu? During menses can we read the Qur'an on a mobile?
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what should i do after liking an offensive picture mistakenly?

i accidentally liked a picture that was an offensive drawing of النبي عيسى علية السلام but I wasn't aware and then i took a second look at it and looked at the caption and then i unliked it what ...
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Imam used a device and plays a recorded translation of the khutbah

Today I witnessed something really new to me. After reciting his khutba in Turkish the imam (turkish mosque in Germany) came out with a device on which a record of translation of his sermon was ...
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Is black-hat hacking haram?

I made a virus that mines Ethereum silently in the background. You can already see that this is just for money. But I plan on paying the victim back through donations. My target is some gaming station ...
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Do Islam reward teaching?

Do you get any thawab for teaching others about technology free of charge? Or is there both sin & thawab for both good use and bad?
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Is it haram to use unused power of a computer without permission? [duplicate]

Assalamualaikum, I am a hacker, but I do not want to use any of my skills to do anything that is haram. I would like to know if it is haram to use use the remaining unused power of a person's computer(...
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What are the prospects and challenges of virtual reality from an Islamic perspective? [closed]

What are the prospects and challenges of virtual reality from an Islamic perspective? Bonus question: If virtual reality can be live streaming, can we perform salat jamaah while using the VR headset ...
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Is it prohibited to send Quranic verses by WhatsApp where people delete it after reading it? [duplicate]

Is it prohibited to send Quranic verses by WhatsApp where people delete it after reading it?
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Can you use electricity if it causes global warming?

I want to ask that can I use electronics and electricity if electricity causes global warming and global warming causes harm to people. Is it a sin to use electricity then? Does it count as murder if ...
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How Islam allow or disallow new innovation and technology?

Any our of our (Muslim) activities are referenced to Prophet's SAWW sunnah and Quran. I am curious to find out, How Modern technology is supported or discouraged in Islam, because it cannot be linked ...
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Did a divorce happen by texting talaq three times? [closed]

My brother in law sent a divorce message to my sister. He repeated it three times: Sun 17:10: Main saghir khan ALLAH O TALA Ko azar jan kar mareem kosar walad razaq khan ko talak deta ho talak deta ...
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Will there be swords in the last hour?

It says in a Hadith that when the Muslims conquer Constantinople, they will hang their swords by the olive trees and Satan will cry about the Dajjal. Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as ...
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Is it possible to invest or participate in cryptocurrencies (e.g. Bitcoin) in a halal way? [duplicate]

Someone I know proposed to me a kind of a "job". It is something based on cryptocurrencies, and there is an earning plan, binary system, and commission, where we produce coins by renting a server ...
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Is it haram or halal to do research for bug bounty programs and is the prize money halal?

There are many bug bounty programs like Microsoft, Google, ZDI etc. is it Halal to do personal research and look for bugs in bounty programs and is prize money halal ?
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Is using pictures in an App that generates profit halal?

I'm working on a news App (Tech News) that shows some pictures with the feeds, mostly pictures of products but sometimes pictures of people show up and I'm planning to use ads to gain money from the ...
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Is building a hackintosh computer haram?

A hackintosh computer is a standard personal computer that runs Apple Mac OS X as opposed to Windows or Linux. Hackintosh computers are a violation of the Apple EULA, as it states that "OS X shouldn't ...
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Can I delete Qur'an recitation audio clips from my phone?

I have many audio clips of Qur'an recitation in my phone; is it permissible to delete them?
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Can I store a picture of my grandmother who passed away in my phone, and is it a sin if I cry about her death?

Day before yesterday, my grandmother passed away. I love her very much. Among all the grandchild she got, she loved me most. I have few questions: Can I store a picture of her in my phone. She was ...
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What is the Islamic position on artificial intelligence?

Last year the Turing test was passed, where a machine was able to convince people that it was human. There are no problems with computers in Islam as they're just tools, but I'm certain that creating ...
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Is it halal to design or sell a phone (which can access porn, music, games, etc.)?

A mobile phone has access to porn, music, movies, animations and games all are haram. First question is, is it halal to sell such a device? as you are not selling porn itself. I am assuming yes, as ...
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User experience design and aniconism

As an outsider, I don't fully understand the notion of idolatry and the extent of its prohibition in various religions, but I do understand and respect that it is an important concept in, for instance,...
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Is manufacturing artificial organs and body parts permissible?

Recently, there has been much talk in the news about scientific and technological advances like creating artificial blood using stem cells, artificial heart transplants, and even 3D printing of living ...
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Should I quit my job designing mobile apps now that its used for giving the location of parties?

I am a software engineer and I work for a company that mostly builds eCommerce mobile apps and the owner of the company is a Muslim. The problem now I am facing is that he has taken up a project for ...
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Is it haram to make humanoid robots?

There are some hadiths that say creation is haraam. 'Aisha reported: Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) visited me and I had a shelf with a thin cloth curtain hanging over it and on which ...
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Can women use a recorded version of the Salah from a nearby mosque?

Most of the Muslim women and a considerable number of old and disabled slaves of Allah cannot leave home or go to the mosque for reasons relevant to them. It is of course rational for them to pray ...
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Does Islam support the idea of patenting?

Definition of Patent from Wikipedia: A patent is a form of intellectual property. It consists of a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or their assignee for a ...
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Is ethical hacking allowed?

What are the notions of ethical hacking in Islam? Are they allowed? It is quite evident that Islam has a great influence on ones privacy and encourages to respect it. O you who have believed, ...