Go to Google's home page this morning and you'll find that the bright-colored letters on the screen no longer read "Google" but instead "Topeka."
In a blog post, president and CEO Eric Schmidt explains that the company's "name change" is a gesture to Topeka, Kansas, which changed its name to Google. That name change was an attempt to be noticed by the company, which is eyeing communities worthy of its experimental ultra high-speed Internet initiative,
Schmidt offers a few quick explanations on new terminology, including how to refer to employees formerly known as Googlers - now known as either Topekers or Topekans.
April Fools Day has long been a day for fun pranks at the Googleplex, er, Topekaplex. Check out the Wikipedia page featuring Google's previous year pranks.