An Uber driver joins a protest calling for the legalisation of Uber in Taipei earlier this month. Photo: EPA

Book review: The Upstarts – Uber, Airbnb and the brutal dog-eat-dog tech battlefield

Brad Stone’s account of Uber and Airbnb is also a tale of two founders: the combative Travis Kalanick and the evangelising Brian Chesky, whose companies are mapping the future of capitalism

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An Uber driver joins a protest calling for the legalisation of Uber in Taipei earlier this month. Photo: EPA
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