The search company updated its application which plays MP3 files directly within the browser, this time allowing third party developers to use the functionality.
Previously, it had been intended for use with 30-second samples of music tracks from its Yahoo Music site. However, now Yahoo is opening up the code to allow anyone to use the application for his own purposes.
Yahoo said it would also monetize the application by allowing users to click through to its search engine from the song titles.
"We're creating a new generation of playlist technology by turning the page into a playlist," Yahoo said in a blog entry.Yahoo!, Browser, MP3, MP3 Player, Update