Global Public Chain Weekly Report | August 28, 2023

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3 min readAug 28, 2023

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1 ETH

Holesky public testnet genesis file has been generated

Holesky public testnet genesis file has been generated, and merged into main branch of the GitHub Ethereum client Holesky library. The launch date of the Holesky public testnet is Sept/15, 2023, 14:00 UTC Chain ID-17000 (zip code of Holešovice). The genesis will have 1,460,000 validators. Our biggest public network to date.

2 Shibarium

Shibarium mainnet and bridge withdrawals are fully operational

Shytoshi Kusama, the chief developer of Shiba Inu, posted that the Shibarium mainnet and bridge withdrawals are now fully operational, and users can now complete withdrawals of various assets, including ETH, Shib, Leash and WEth, within 45 minutes to 3 hours. And BONE withdrawl will take up to 7 days.

3 BNB Chain

BNB Greenfield Testnet Last Reset: Maintenance Upgrade, Bug Fixes, and New Features

BNB Greenfield is undergoing a regular maintenance upgrade for the testnet version to v0.2.4 on August 31st, between 6:00 am — 10:00 am UTC. All buckets/objects previously stored on Greenfield Testnet will be cleared and won’t be available for query anymore. All account balances will also be reset. Please note that after the reset, all tBNB on Greenfield will be cleared.

Binance Will Support the BNB Smart Chain (BEP20) Network Upgrade & Hard Fork

The BNB Smart Chain (BEP20) network upgrade and hard fork will take place at the BNB Smart Chain block height of 30,720,096, or approximately at 2023–08–10 02:00 (UTC). Deposits and withdrawals of tokens on BNB Smart Chain (BEP20) will be suspended starting from approximately 2023–08–10 01:45 (UTC).

4 USDC

USDC will launch on Polygon PoS, Base, Polkadot, NEAR, Optimism and Cosmos

According to The Block, Circle will announce that USDC plans to launch on 6 new blockchains including Polygon PoS, Base, Polkadot, NEAR, Optimism and Cosmos through the Noble network. USDC is currently available on Ethereum, Avalanche, Arbitrum, Stellar , Algorand, Tron, Flow, Solana, and Hedera.

5 Optimism

Optimism will upgrade the OP Mainnet sequencer in August 29th

Optimists: Monday, August 28th at 17:00 UTC, there will be up to five minutes of downtime on OP Mainnet, as we upgrade the sequencer deployment configuration to enable future zero downtime deployments. Five minutes of downtime is expected on the OP Mainnet.

6 Starknet

Starknet v0.12.1 is live on Mainnet

Starknet v0.12.1 is live on Mainnet. This version includes the following changes:Mempool Validation, Inclusion of Failed Transactions, Keccak builtin. As part of Starknet Quantum Leap, this upgrade focuses on optimizing transaction efficiency.

Reference

https://twitter.com/BarnabasBusa/status/1694029115664294324

https://blog.shib.io/shibariumupdatefinal/

https://www.bnbchain.org/en/blog/bnb-greenfield-testnet-last-reset-maintenance-upgrade-bug-fixes-and-new-features/

https://www.binance.com/en/support/announcement/binance-will-support-the-bnb-smart-chain-bep20-network-upgrade-hard-fork-81b4b634c80c47fea8cffd1e1dfa7998

https://www.theblock.co/post/246978/usdc-launching-on-polygon-pos-base-and-polkadot-blockchains

https://twitter.com/optimismFND/status/1694817656472248363

https://twitter.com/starknet/status/1693587791878226332

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