This is a question I have been asking myself for a while now. I found this question on Quora.com, but honestly the answers are not really satisfactory in my opinion.
The top answer uses this comparison:
But I doubt the Chrome logo having any connection towards any of these except for the Google logo (especially the Pokéball...). The webcam maybe, but focusing a browser logo on a webcam would be pretty weird honestly.
I understand the logo consisting of the four different colors of the standard Google logo, but what exactly do the shapes represent? Is it just supposed to look dynamic or is there a deeper meaning laying underneath? Any ideas?