And you thought Google favored its own properties? Check this out:
In Yahoo's new Search Direct feature, 21 of the 26 one-letter alphabet queries show a Yahoo property as the first "answer." If you type the letter "A," for example, Yahoo Answers is the featured result; type "B," and Yahoo Bookmarks is the first answer, and so on through most of the alphabet.
That continues until you get to the letter "I," where iTunes becomes the featured answer.
In fact, the five letters that don't show a Yahoo property first are:
I - iTunes
J - Jennifer Lopez
Q - QVC
X - Xb [...]
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