Apple’s Phil Schiller unfollowed Nest CEO Tony Fadell on Twitter

Apple SVP of global marketing Phil Schiller has long been a vocal proponent of Apple products, unafraid to cast an unfavorable eye on the company’s competitors. Now, only days after Google announced the purchase of Nest for a whopping $ 3.2 billion, 9to5Mac reports that Schiller has opted to unfollow both the company and Nest CEO Tony Fadell on Twitter.

Schiller, it can be inferred, must not be pleased with the acquisition — especially considering Fadell’s being an instrumental former colleague at Apple. With Nest now firmly in Google’s grasp, the move looks like a principled stand against Mountain View. Indeed, this isn’t the first time Schiller has taken a hard line against Google. Earlier this year, the marketing chief called…

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