AUSTIN (KXAN) - Zynga -- the creator of the online game "Farmville" and many others -- is reportedly laying off hundreds of workers in Austin and in Boston, Tokyo, and Chicago. This is according to Forbes.com.
The Facebook game maker has suffered in recent months -- with its stock dropping 73 percent since May.
Zynga is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Wednesday.
Forbes says Zynga employees had no idea about the layoffs.
Zynga has not responded to attempts to contact the company.
A spokesperson for the Texas Workforce Commission said they do not have any reports of layoffs, but said their system can sometimes lag by a day.
The University of Texas Board of Regents adjourned Thursday without taking action on the job status of embattled UT President Bill Powers.
Longhorns coach Mack Brown talked with reporters Thursday for the first time since reports surfaced this week that he could be stepping down.
Google brings its new wearable computer to Austin this from Saturday, Dec.14 to Sunday, Dec. 15.
Despite what seemed like a surge of controversies, the Austin Aquarium opened its doors to members Thursday for a private pre-entry showing.
Michael Dell spoke to thousands of customers and partners at the third Dell World conference Thursday at the Austin Convention Center.
Austin police are still looking for a teen wanted on murder charges in the 2011 stabbing death of a 13-year-old boy.