Three executives from LG electronics are due to stand trial in South Korea after being accused of vandalising washing machines made by rival firm Samsung in what would seem to be something of a joke but, apparently it is not.
We haven't really made a big deal of this for 2015, largely because we were afraid of being swamped as last years conference and, the year's before that were as packed as ever and we were pusing the limits of the venue. So, here's the first taster of what's going on at the conference later this month.
Yes we know it's sprawled over more than 40 pages and, yes we know some of it is bordering on ugly and, yes we also thought everyone would get bored of it and go home. They didn't and, in some ways this has become one of the best threads ever. Even if it is like reading war and peace at times, with more war than peace.