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Lyft deploys its pink-wheeled bikes and rebrands Ford GoBike as Bay Wheels  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
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Lyft will now let you choose your own pronouns in the app  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
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Lyft is adding gender-neutral pronouns to its app  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
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