Zynga, creators of the once unbelievably popular FarmVille game, has followed an age-old public relations tactic of releasing its own bad news during the height of someone else’s good news.

In Zynga’s case, that meant laying off hundreds of employees at the very same time Apple was hosting a widely touted launch event for its latest iPad and iMac devices, one that kept the majority of the world’s tech journalists glued to their live feeds.

(MORE:Zynga Plunges 40% in Tech Bloodbath)

Reports have surfaced that San Francisco-based Zynga laid off more than 100 employees in the firm’s Austin office and entirely closed its Boston office during the Apple event on Tuesday. The Next Web reports that employees were forced to turn in company-issued laptops and other devices and clear out their desks — all while the rest of the tech industry was debating if $329 was too…

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Meaning of "trough" -- Trough is the bottom of a transverse wave. And generically means a low point or a place to fill. Venus is related to this meaning. Veins are to be filled, and venusian people are loving. The left is more venusian than the right, hence The Trough--where Heloise helps the great and the small. Heloise the politico from Physics preacher, blogger, gardener, beach lover, book lover, writer, author.

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