As part of its group-wide restructuring plan to focus on electronics, finance and construction, Samsung is selling its defense and military affiliates for almost $2 billion to South Korean compatriot Hanwha.
The decision marks the first time a court has said the state law forcing Illinois-based marketing affiliates to collect sales tax violates federal rules.
The company has asked affiliates to stop promoting the game, after its disastrous reception.
After recently threatening to end its relationships with affiliates in more states over the issue of taxes, Amazon has severed ties with its affiliates in Connecticut and Arkansas.
After severing partnerships with affiliates in several states already, the retail giant threatens to cut ties in even more states over the hot-button issue of tax collection.
The network claims the Aereo copycat is violating its copyrights by retransmitting the programming on one of its affiliates.
Internet retailer cuts off affiliates after Illinois' governor signs bill requiring in-state affiliates to collect state sales tax on purchases made by Illinois residents.
Internet retailer says it will sever ties with more than 10,000 affiliates if state lawmakers pass legislation requiring it to collect sales taxes from state residents.
A popular site that made a tricky switch of users' default browser search boxes for affiliate fees has been kicked out of Bing's search program.
Apple could sell up to 600,000 iPad 2s this weekend, Amazon.com ends its affiliates program in Illinois, and social networking is being used to spread news of the tsunami in Japan.