CNBC says that the negotiation is over a plan to offer free or discounted rates on the Watch as a member perk.
The discussions are said to be led by Apple'sMyoung Cha who has the "special projects, health" job designation at the company.
"This is a logical step for Apple's broader distribution of their watch, and this type of partnership has been on their radar from the beginning", said Tim Bajarin, president of Creative Strategies, an advisory firm that specializes in technology.
Apple now offers the watches, which can measure steps taken and heart rates, to its 50,000 employees as a part of its own corporate health program.
Apple and Aetna held secret meetings last week to bring Apple's health- and fitness-tracking device, Apple Watch, to Aetna customers, according to three sources who spoke with CNBC. Aetna is reportedly pushing for this deal as it wants to increase customer interest in healthier lifestyles and better diet tracking.
Of course, whether customers will be willing to give up that information in exchange for the Apple Watch remains to be seen.
About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post, dismiss or edit any comments. It now ambitions to offer it to a wider field of millions - adding large swaths of new health data to pull from and giving the health insurance company insight into the activities of its customers.
Aetna rose 2.3% to 155.62 in afternoon trade on the stock market today, bouncing upward off its 50-day line.
He then reassures Mr Calvo, who he describes as a "hell of a guy", telling him the USA military is "rock solid". Guam's governor on Fox: "There is concern and worry, but there is no panic", said Governor Eddie Baza Calvo .
Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has joined team drills for the first time since he was sidelined by a concussion July 31. After the injury, Drake remained on the ground for a few minutes before leaving the practice field with trainers.
In other news, COO Srinivasan Veeraraghavachary sold 3,069 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. Utd Capital Fincl Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL).
Signalpoint Asset Management Limited Co holds 0.18% or 5,674 shares in its portfolio. 610,814 were reported by Pension Service. Cullinan Associates Inc increased Intercontinental Exchange stake by 7,200 shares to 9,000 valued at $508,000 in 2016Q4.
Most importantly, Kallo wrote, Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks Model 3 demand could be as high as 700,000 units per year. North Star Investment Management Corp. boosted its stake in shares of Tesla by 2.8% in the second quarter.
A lot of people were like, 'It's going to be fast.' But by me playing in the SEC, that kind of helped me a lot. Fournette has played well in training camp, demonstrating a better-than-expected ability to catch the ball.
Holding from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $5.00 price target for the company.in a report on Monday, May 15th. The department store operator reported ($0.09) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.06) by $0.03.
The expected MOMO's profit could reach $48.63M giving the stock 44.62 P/E in the case that $0.25 earnings per share is reported. BidaskClub cut shares of Compania Cervecerias Unidas, from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th.
Okami HD Heading for Xmas Release on PS4/Xbox One
According to a report from Kotaku UK , Capcom is planning on re-releasing Okami HD for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this December. For those who never played the original, Okami is an adventure game with a very distinct brush stroke art style.
Plague found in fleas in Arizona
Fleas have been found to carry the plague in at least two counties in the USA state of Arizona, a publication reported. At the end of June, three people in New Mexico tested positive for the plague as well, according to NPR .
Ryanair Says that UK Airports Have a Drinking Problem
Trade body Airlines UK has said that the consumption of duty free alcohol on-board an aircraft should be made a criminal offence. Former cabin crew manager Ally Murphy says she quit her job last October after 14 years because of the behaviour of passengers.
Harper-less Nats lose doubleheader opener to Giants 4-2
They knew Harper , laid up and placed on the DL earlier Sunday, couldn't fend for himself. "They're obviously pulling for him". Harper stayed down for several minutes, writhing in pain as the training staff and coaches attended to their superstar player.