Zynga’s Boston, Austin Layoffs Today: “Almost Everyone Was In The Dark”

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http://techcrunch.com – UPDATE: Zynga CEO Mark Pincus has confirmed this news. We have more on the backstory behind Zynga’s layoffs today. None of the rank and file employees knew where the cuts were coming until this morning, although senior management had planned cuts ahead of time (just as Zynga indicated this month when it lowered its bookings estimates for the year). This morning, Zynga’s senior vice president of games Todd Arnold came into the Boston office and told the studio of 50 people that the company was shutting it down. Similarly in Austin, most of the employees (about two-thirds of which we (IT news)