7.-- Wal-Mart (WMT) recalled donkey meat sold at some stores in China after tests showed the product contained the DNA of other animals, including fox.

Wal-Mart said it will reimburse customers who bought the tainted "Five Spice" donkey meat and is helping authorities in eastern Shandong province investigate its Chinese supplier, Reuters reported.

the firm said late on Wednesday on China's Twitter-like Weibo. The Shandong Food and Drug Administration earlier said the product contained fox meat.

8.-- Online usernames and partial phone numbers of 4.6 million users of Snapchat have been posted online. Web site SnapchatDB.info has made the information available for download, according to TechCrunch.

SnapchatDB told TechCrunch it got the information through a recently identified and patched Snapchat exploit and that it is making the data available in an effort to convince the messaging app to beef up its security.

The Syrian Electronic Army, the hacker collective, claimed credit on Wednesday for hacking into the social media accounts of Skype, which is owned by Microsoft (MSFT).

Reuters reported the group also posted the contact information of Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's retiring CEO, on its Twitter account along with the message, "You can thank Microsoft for monitoring your accounts/emails using this details. #SEA"

10.-- Landec (LNDC), the materials science company, is expected by Wall Street on Thursday to report fiscal second-quarter earnings of 13 cents a share.

-- Written by Joseph Woelfel