Info Edge Acquires Semantic Search Startup MakeSense for Rs 8 cr

The company said that the proprietary software developed by MakeSense Technologies will be used on to improve search results.

DailyDose: Randi Zuckerberg to Write a New Book & Google Shuts Commerce Search for E-tailers

DailyDose, your everyday brief of technology news is here. In today’s edition: Dell CEO agreed to lower shares’ value to push $24 billion buyout, Sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg signs book deal, Large Hadron Collider shuts down for two years of upgrades and more.

DailyDose: Apple paid out $8 bn to developers, up by a billion in a month & failing Yahoo- Microsoft search deal

DailyDose, your everyday technology brief is here. In today’s edition: Apple’s massive payout to developers. The failing Yahoo- Microsoft search deal. Obama’s plans to make education more tech focused and more.

DailyDose: Yandex beats Bing to become 4th largest search engine worldwide & Y Combinator applications are open

DailyDose, your everyday technology brief is here. In today’s edition: Yandex Just Passed Bing to Become 4th Largest Global Search Engine, Google’s Schmidt to sell roughly 42 percent of stake, Southeastern Asset Management to Fight Dell’s Takeover, Email hacker reveals Bush family photos and more.

DailyDose: Twitter updates mobile apps for better search & Why Amazon wants coins

DailyDose, your everyday technology brief his here. In today’s edition: Google Buys E-Commerce Company, Facebook Launches Developers Live, Twitter launches new update, Why Amazon wants its own currency, Google’s Supposed Chromebook Pixel and more.

Of Facebook graph search, privacy and the mind reader [Video]

What does Facebook graph search mean for your privacy? To start off, nothing. But eventually, you need to be more careful about whom you are adding and what you are sharing.

DailyDose: Facebook launches Graph Search, takes on Google

DailyDose of tech news from around the world. In today’s edition: Facebook launches Graph Search. Demand For Samsung Smartphones Jumps To 23%. Boku Co-Founder Hirson Eyes Next Mobile Startup. IBM Granted Most U.S. Patents for 20th Straight Year and more.

Getdavai brings drug discovery search engine because you don’t need to buy that expensive medicine

Getdavai is a drug discovery and comparison tool. Getdavai is a simple hack for people to enter the name of a branded drug and it recommends the closest possible generic drug with the same chemical composition with their prices, helping the user make the final decision.

Yahoo India partners with Getit for relaunch of Local search business

Yahoo first launched local search in India through in 2008 with four city listings. In 2012, Yahoo shut down the local search business and redirected users to Yahoo homepage.

Top 3 Technology growth drivers for 2013: Biswajeet Mahapatra, Research Director, Gartner

To understand how the technology landscape will shape up in the coming year, we spoke to Biswajeet Mahapatra, Research Director at Gartner. Edited excerpts.