What are some alternatives?
When comparing TROM Curated News and Google News, you can also consider the following products
Hvper - The Internet on one page. Successor of Popurls, the mother of news aggregators.
Digg - Digg delivers the most interesting and talked-about stories on the Web right now.
TheWorldWidePost - TheWorldWidePost.com is a worldwide news aggregation website.
Unfiltered.news - What the world is talking about, visualized graphically
News360 - News360 is a smart news app for your phone or tablet that learns what you like and brings you stories from across the web.
Notify by Facebook - Notifications that matter from sources you love