A lot of people have been wondering as to why blockchain technology suddenly became of such interest to financial institutions around the world. There are several reasons attributing to this status with 2015 having been a year of many success stories. In the end, these stories might lead to the global adoption of Bitcoin as well.
For those among you who thought the Bitcoin block size debate would sort itself out, there is either good news or bad news, depending on how you want to look at it. During the recent Scaling Bitcoin workshop in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, a compromise may have been found. On the one side, there are people in favour of small block sizes, while the other camp is made up of those who see the benefit of using larger Bitcoin blocks.