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Apple CEO Tim Cook called out companies like Facebook, Theranos, and YouTube in a speech pushing for responsibility in Silicon Valley

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in his commencement speech at Stanford University that the tech industry is becoming known for the belief that "you can claim credit without accepting responsibility."
Although he didn't reference any companies by name, his comments seem to apply to recent controversies surrounding firms like Facebook and Theranos.
He urged graduates to learn from the mistakes made by these companies.
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