There are over
180 currencies in over 250 geographical locations around the globe.
Currency, in economics, term designating
all the circulating media of exchange of a country. In this sense, a
currency includes coins and paper money. Coins are generally designated as
metallic currency, and paper money and credit instruments, as paper
currency. Further distinctions are made in the latter classification:
Government notes are called government currency; bank notes are designated
as bank currency; and checks drawn on bank deposits are called deposit
currency. The volume of currency needed to transact the business of a
country is determined, basically, by the volume of commodities and
services in circulation. Ordinarily, the larger the volume of commodities
and services, the greater the volume of currency needed to circulate them.
In 1024, the Song (Sung)
dynasty government in China takes over the banks of Chengtu, in
Szechwan. Their certificates of deposit then become official and thus
become the first paper currency in the world.
An official mint was
established in the United States in 1792 and began producing coins in
The first United States dollars
were issued by the federal government in 1794. Dollar is the standard
value, or unit of account, in the monetary systems of the United States
In 1806, English engineer
Joseph Bramah invents a printing machine that prints serial numbers on
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
is a specialized agency of the United Nations with its headquarters in
Washington, D.C., established under the 1944 Bretton Woods agreement and
operational since 1947.
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The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find yourself
out of the coverage area of your mobile network and there is an
Emergency, dial 112 and the mobile will search any existing network to
establish the emergency number for you, and interestingly, this number
can be dialed even if the keypad is locked. Try it out.
Locked your keys in the car?
If you lock your keys in the car, call someone at home on
their cell phone from your cell phone. Hold your cell phone about a foot
from your car door and have the person at your home press the unlock
button, holding it near the mobile phone on their end. Your car will
Hidden Battery Power
Imagine your cell battery is very low. To activate, press the keys
*3370#. Your cell phone will restart with its reserve power and the
instrument will show a 50% increase in battery. This reserve will get
charged when you charge your cell phone next time.
Disable a stolen mobile phone
To check your Mobile phone's serial number, press *#06#. A 15-digit code
will appear on the
screen. This number is unique to your handset. Write it down and keep it
When your phone get stolen, you can phone your service provider and give
them this code. They will then be able to block your handset so even if
the thief changes the SIM card, your phone will be totally useless. You
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would be no point in people stealing mobile phones.
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60% of college students are unable
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70% of university students are
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