While they don’t agree on much, these two tech giants do agree on Aiva. Aiva, a small health care startup in Los Angeles, snagged investments from two rival tech giants in just one week.The company on Monday announced an investment from the Google Assistant Investment Program. Then, on Thursday, it was part of a new round of investments from Amazon’s Alexa Fund. Amazon and Google are investing in startups using these funds so they can build up their rival voice assistant ecosystems.Aiva provides provide patients and seniors with smart speakers including Google Home and Amazon Echo to stay in closer contact with their care providers, while also offering them entertainment and education. The startup is piloting its voice-based operating system at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.Google Assistant and Alexa, two of the top digital assistants, are in a heated battle to gain the upper hand against in the new world of voice computing. That’s why it’s a little surprising that both Amazon and Google would opt to invest in the same startup at nearly the same time.

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