GNOME desktop environment is widely supported by most of the linux distributions. And GNOME will be the default Desktop environment in the upcoming ubuntu version.
We just heard an update from the GNOME development that, they are improving the GNOME search results page, and new search results page will appear below.
Also GNOME team is working on some of the new features like “Recurring Calendar Events”. Increase or resize the filesystem size through GNOME disks. Support for gamepads and keyboard configuration in the GNOME Games applications.