Marissa Mayer from Google posted on Google Blog about the recent partnership with AOL that fueled a lot of rumours and misconceptions. She'd clear to clear some of those up.
- Biased results? No way. Providing great search is the core of what we do. Business partnerships will never compromise the integrity or objectivity of our search results. If a partner's page ranks high, it's because they have a good answer to your search, not because of their business relationship with us.