Yahoo patent applications published on 31 August 2006

11 US patent applications published on 31 August 2006 and assigned to Yahoo

1 20060195864 Portable media device interoperability
2 20060195790 Method and system for exploring similarities
3 20060195789 Media engine user interface
4 20060195521 System and method for creating a collaborative playlist
5 20060195516 Method and system for generating affinity based playlists
6 20060195515 System and method for rating media
7 20060195514 Media management system and method
8 20060195513 System and method for networked media access
9 20060195512 System and method for playlist management and distribution
10 20060195462 System and method for enhanced media distribution
11 20060195403 System and method for improved portable media file retention