How to Change the Admin News Feed in Social Engine
Written by Andrew Cross Tuesday, 18 December 2012
First, you need to find out what rss feed you would rather look at other than Social Engines. I chose CNN.com for this example. This means you can have the more important Feeds direct to your panel without leaving your site.
Go to /application/modules/Core/widgets/admin-news and open Controller.php find the line
PLEASE MAKE A BACKUP OF ANY FILES YOU CHANGE TO BE ON THE SAFE SIDE.