Leslie D’Monte
Smartphones are not fully secure devices. Photo: iStock (iStock)
The government’s plan, if successful, will create the first semiconductor manufacturing plants, or fabs (short for fabrication units), in a country that has at least 100 companies, including the subsidiaries of multinational chip makers, that excel in chip design.<br /> (The government’s plan, if successful, will create the first semiconductor manufacturing plants, or fabs (short for fabrication units), in a country that has at least 100 companies, including the subsidiaries of multinational chip makers, that excel in chip design.)

Chips are finally up for India

10 min read . 26 Sep 2013
Renewable energy contributed only 6.4% of the total power generated in India in 2012-13, up from 4.7% in 2010-11 and 5.5% in 2011-12, according to official data. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br /> (Hemant Mishra/Mint)

Solar power’s moment under the sun

10 min read . 18 Sep 2013
Researcher Rajesh Rao (left) sends brain signals to another researcher Andrea Stocco. <br /> (Researcher Rajesh Rao (left) sends brain signals to another researcher Andrea Stocco. )

Hacking the human brain

6 min read . 10 Sep 2013