Yahoo Upgrades Music Engine

Yahoo Music today said that it has released a new version of its music software application, Yahoo! Music Engine. The upgraded music application adds the ability to create playlists, synchronize music with portable devices, and broadcast music from the service to home networks. The playlist feature allows music fans to share their music with others via email or Yahoo's instant messaging software. The application is part of Yahoo's subscription music download service. Yahoo Music is part of Yahoo's Santa Monica-based digital music group, which includes its Launch and MusicMatch operations along with its news and entertainment services.