This is the new Google Chrome New Tab window in Canary (latest build):
I see where Google is going with this. This is really advantageous for Google. Effectively they are changing people’s perception of what a browser and Google is and moving Google ever so closer to the user. Google is now the browser. And Google Plus appears to be part of the browser now.
I don’t think the FCC is going to be too pleased, but well, that’s another story.