I don't mind it.
- Less fiddly on for small devices.
- It's continuous with the old design.
- It fits their material design ethic and general look, which the old logo didn't.
- Its a bland, but so was the old one. People were just familiar with that kind of bland.
- The new "G" favicon solves the problem that they haven't had a well branded favicon.
All changes look bad initially.
Prediction: After a week non-one will notice. We will have always been at war with EastAsia.