Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok on the future of HTML5 and cross-platform development

Rob ChandhokRecent overhauls of the iOS, Android and Windows Phone operating systems herald steps forward for their respective platforms, but also present new challenges and constraints for developers looking to create and distribute applications optimized for all segments of the mobile subscriber population, regardless of the user's OS or device. Those complexities were a central theme of Qualcomm's (NASDAQ:QCOM) Uplinq 2012 developer conference, which took place in San Diego in late June. FierceDeveloper spoke to Rob Chandhok, president of Qualcomm Internet Services and senior vice president of software strategy, about the obstacles and opportunities impacting cross-platform app development moving forward, and the role Qualcomm will play in that future. On the Hot Seat