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Brad Stone, senior executive editor of Bloomberg LP and author of his new book, “The Upstarts”, joined us for a discussion on the back story of Uber and Airbnb and their evolution in the sharing economy. Brad shared his impressions of Cheng Wei, founder of Didi Chuxing in China and offered his perspectives on Airbnb’s chances of success in their recent launch to China. Last but not least, he discussed what the key things to watch out for both Airbnb & Uber. Here are the interesting show notes and links to the discussion (with time-stamps included): Brad Stone (@BradStone, LinkedIn, Bloomberg profile), Senior Executive Editor of Bloomberg LP, and author of two books “The Everything Store” and recently “The Upstarts” [0:43] How did you start your career? [1:17] What are the topics you are currently covering on technology in Bloomberg? [2:08] In your career, what are the interesting career lessons which you can share? [3:24] What inspired you to write “The Everything Store” (and I liked your story on how you…