Unilever said the businesses it will acquire had sales of euro750 million and operating earnings of euro128 million in the 12 months ending in June. ___ KB Home posts smaller 3Q loss as sales increase LOS ANGELES (AP) ¿ KB Home posted a smaller third-quarter loss on Friday as new home orders increased and the builder cut costs. The company lost $66 million, or 87 cents a share, in the three months ended in August. That compares with a loss of $144.7 million, or $1.87 a share, the same period last year. Still, the results missed analysts' expectations. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecasted a loss of 58 cents a share on revenue of about $457.9 million. ___ Something to tweet about: Twitter valued at $1B SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ¿ Twitter Inc.'s founders now have a billion-dollar baby, and they seem determined to raise it without a corporate parent.