Windows Phone 8: Why the Secrecy?

Michael Tanenbaum Resources Oct 01, 2012
Why has so much been kept under wraps about Windows Phone 8, and what impact will this have when WP8 products become available?
Over at The Verge today, Tom Warren takes a close look at the limited software development kit for Windows Phone 8, as well secrecy surrounding the new OS and what may be motivating it.